Brunswick appoints Stuart Hudson to grow international offer in antitrust and regulatory affairs.
March 23, 2023 – Brunswick Group, the world’s leading critical issues advisory firm, today announced that Stuart Hudson will join the firm as a Partner in London on March 27, 2023.
Stuart brings extensive experience in antitrust, regulatory affairs and public policy. He joins Brunswick from the UK Competition and Markets Authority where he was Senior Director of Strategy, a member of the Executive Committee and an adviser to the Board. During the global financial crisis, he was appointed a Special Adviser to Prime Minister Gordon Brown and, over the years, has advised on policy and strategy in national and local election and referendum campaigns.
Stuart is returning to Brunswick having previously been with the firm from 2010 to 2019, when he acted for clients across Europe, North America and Asia on transactions and a wide range of regulatory issues.
Neal Wolin, Chief Executive Officer, said: “Stuart has significant experience in antitrust and regulatory affairs, both as an advisor and from his time working for the UK government. We have a very strong team of colleagues focused on antitrust and regulatory issues globally. Stuart will play a key role as we seek to develop further our growing international offer in this area.”
On joining Brunswick, Stuart Hudson said: “I am deeply impressed by how Brunswick has strengthened its antitrust and regulatory capabilities over the last few years. I look forward to joining an expanding team that has been involved in several recent global transactions, and to playing my part in further growing our international capability.”
About Stuart Hudson
Stuart joins Brunswick from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in the UK, where he served for three years as Senior Director for Strategy, Communications and Advocacy. As a member of the CMA’s Senior Executive Team and key advisor to the Board, Stuart played a critical role in the management of the organization with responsibility for the CMA’s strategy development, its statutory advocacy function and external communications, as well as its work across the nations and regions of the UK.
From 2010 to 2019, Stuart worked at Brunswick in London. As a Partner, he advised clients across sectors in Europe, North America and Asia on transactions and regulatory issues. Previously, Stuart was appointed a Special Adviser to UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown during the global financial crisis and, before that, served as Head of Government Affairs at the UK’s energy regulator, Ofgem. He trained in European Union competition policy with the Office of Fair Trading.
Stuart received a MSc in Finance from the University of London and a BA in History and Politics from the University of Oxford.
About Brunswick Group
Brunswick is a strategic advisory firm focused on critical issues and critical stakeholders. Our purpose is to help our clients play their role in the world successfully. We advise on critical issues and critical stakeholders at the center of business, politics and society, and help our clients – the leaders of large, complex organizations – understand and navigate these interconnected worlds. Brunswick is one firm globally, operating as a single profit center. This allows us to respond seamlessly and effectively to clients’ needs wherever they are in the world.
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