Recruitment &
Executive Search
Specialists in

  • Public Policy & Government Relations
  • Strategic Communications
  • Economics & Regulation
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Our Expertise

Public Policy & Government Relations

In this evolving political landscape, we recognise the importance placed in ensuring your voice is heard and that your insight informs policy decisions made by governments and other political institutions.

There are a vast array of public policy concerns. These can range from the economy, employment & skills, financial services regulation and trade through to homelessness policy, health & social care and social justice.

We are experts in the recruitment of public policy and government relations specialists who analyse, develop and influence public policy by engaging with governments and political institutions in the UK, Europe and further afield.

Strategic Communications

We know that your organisation’s reputation and success depends on how you engage with stakeholders. We also appreciate that you are likely to have a variety of audiences that you need to keep engaged and informed, both internal and external, through a multitude of communication channels.

At Clayton Desant, our Strategic Communications Practice is focused on delivering high calibre individuals who are well versed in the art of strategic communications. Whether you are seeking a press or media specialist, PR professional or an integrated communications expert, our growing network ensures that we can help you recruit the very best spokespeople for your organisation.

Economics & Regulation

From macro-economists to experts in the economics of regulation, regulatory bodies to groups/ sectors that are regulated, our growing community of economists and regulatory affairs professionals are qualified to help your organisation navigate the complex and ever-evolving national and international economic and regulatory challenges.

Why Clayton Desant?

Clayton Desant was created with a vision of developing a vast community of high calibre professionals across our specialist disciplines of public policy & government relations, strategic communications, economics & regulation.

As we continue to grow our relationships, we continue to add more value to the hiring decisions of our clients while facilitating career moves for the professionals in our network.

We work with organisations from a vast array of sectors – from large multinational firms through to independent start-up companies, third sector organisations and public sector bodies.

As a specialist boutique firm, our philosophy of building long-term strategic partnerships enables us to be informed representatives to both clients and candidates. Immersing ourselves in our disciplines, we can offer a depth of understanding which translates into a genuinely consultative approach to the counsel that we offer.

We see ourselves as recruitment and executive search specialists first. This means that our primary focus is to use our knowledge, expertise and growing network to execute recruitment mandates or assist individuals with their next career move.

Our Expertise

Our Clients

Our client portfolio includes a broad spectrum of organisations and companies. We work with

Industry & commerce across a variety of sectors

(financial services/ telecommunications/ technology/ energy)

Consultancy houses & agencies

Trade associations, professional bodies & other membership organisations

Charities & NGO’s

Public sector bodies & regulators

Think tanks