Nick Wood-Dow

Deputy Chairman

Public Affairs ConsultantsNick Wood-Dow came to Chelgate just months after its foundation with a broad experience of public relations, public affairs, and government relations across a variety of sectors, ranging from trade associations to a beer company, from food and health to a high profile local council.

A specialist in political affairs, he has special responsibility at Chelgate for local, national and European government relations, and has practical experience of politics at every level. He also has a particular expertise in environmental matters. He is deputy chairman of the Environment Council, and founder/chairman of the Tory Green Initiative. Nick has established Chelgate Environment as a business division of the company, and advises national and international organisations on air, water, land, pollution, waste; and planning matters.

He also has extensive personal experience in the political field. He has been a councillor in a county borough, serving on planning, highways and health committees, and as deputy to the leader on policy and resources.

He was parliamentary candidate in Bolton South-East in the 1992 general election. He earlier served as public relations adviser to the European Democratic Group of MEPs in Strasbourg.

A former managing director of a London PR firm, Nick is a former associate director at Burson-Marsteller, where he worked closely with Chelgate chairman, Terence Fane-Saunders. You can contact Nick by email, or alternatively by telephone on 020 7939 7909.