Political analysis from the Founding Director of Big Brother Watch and David Cameron's first Chief of Staff
Alex Deane is the Head of Public Affairs at Weber Shandwick and an elected Common Councilman in the City of London.
Alex was the Founding Director of Big Brother Watch and David Cameron's first Chief of Staff.
The work of Big Brother Watch was instrumental in the government's decision to announce a series of reforms aimed at curbing surveillance and ending intrusion into private lives.
In 2007, Alex played a part in the team that held off most of the threatened bad results in Victoria in Australia’s Federal Election.
Alex is the author of 'Big Brother Watch: the state of civil liberties in modern Britain'. The foreword is by Tony Benn and chapters by (inter alia) David Davis and Damian Green.
Alex advises some of the biggest companies in the UK and has trained chief executives and public personalities for the highest-profile select committee and inquiry hearings in the country.
He regularly delivers political commentary and analysis for UK and international media.
He is also a winner of the World Debating Championships.
BBC Politics Show
Areas of Expertise
Securing a career in business
BBC Newsnight: Alex Deane on benefit fraud bounty hunters
Alex Deane on BBC Breakfast debating body scanners
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