Lansons welcomes new Board Director James Dowling

James Dowling has been appointed to the Lansons Board, heading up our public affairs and public policy offering.

James joins after spending the last two years as special adviser to David Gauke, as Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice and Secretary of State for Work & Pensions. James will support Lansons’ clients with political insight and strategic public policy advice and lead a public policy new business drive. He previously worked for Lansons between 2016-17.

Beginning his career in the civil service at the Department for Media Culture & Sport, James then joined the HM Treasury where he ran the Finance Bill team before becoming head of the insurance sector policy team.

Commenting, Tony Langham, Chief Executive and Co-Founder of Lansons said:

“We welcome James to our Board, leading our public affairs offering. With a deep understanding of public policy, the last two years he has spent in the Work & Pensions and Ministry of Justice departments further strengthens his impressive insight.”

“James’ knowledge of Government, and of financial services, will be massively beneficial to our clients.”


James Dowling, Board Director, Lansons said:

“The opportunity to return to Lansons was one I did not have to think very hard about. This is a very exciting time for the company’s integrated offering, and I look forward to using my experience at the heart of government for the benefit of Lansons’ clients.”


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