David Blackburn

David Blackburn


David specialises in helping companies to develop integrated communications campaigns covering public affairs, corporate reputation and financial communications.

David advises on the communications considerations around pension-related issues and pensions policy. His current and former clients include the Barclays Bank UK Retirement Fund, the BT Pension Scheme, Prudential, Royal Mail, Sainsbury’s, Rothesay Life and Mitchells & Butlers.

He also works on UK public affairs and policy mandates; RELX Group, SWIFT and BP number among his current and former clients. His transaction experience includes the proposed merger of Sainsbury’s and Asda, GKN’s response to an unsolicited bid by Melrose, News Corporation’s acquisition of Wireless Group, and the sale of Aga Rangemaster to the Middleby Corporation.

David joined Brunswick in 2014 from The Spectator magazine, where he worked as a politics and current affairs writer.