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Associate Director

Richard Blunt is an associate director at APCO and is based in London. He supports clients in a range of industries, most notably working in the high-tech, sustainability, transport and defence sectors. He has significant experience working across a variety of public affairs roles, specializing in providing detailed, technical research to clients.

Prior to joining APCO, Mr. Blunt worked for TWC Associates, a boutique business strategy consultancy which specialized in developing and implementing business strategies for a wide range of corporate and non-corporate clients. He also gained experience working in the UK Parliament for two members of Parliament and joined APCO with considerable knowledge of political and legislative processes across Westminster.

Outside of work, Mr. Blunt volunteers as London grassroots coordinator for international development charity Results UK. He is also the Director of Programming for Young Professionals in Foreign Policy – London Branch, helping to develop engaging discussions to help to build the next generation of diverse foreign policy leaders.

He holds a master’s degree in conflict, security & development (with distinction) from King’s College London.