Paul Thompson
Expert consultant

Paul Thompson is a specialist in energy policy and a Director at Mercury Political Relations. Paul is committed to ensuring public affairs delivers better conversations with decision-makers. The strategic counsel Paul provides for our clients is informed by 17 years’ experience working across several sectors, most recently leading the parliamentary team at National Grid plc during a period of significant political change.


Before joining National Grid, he worked in public affairs at communications regulator, Ofcom; as an interim and freelance consultant for the National Audit Office and the Audit Commission; and as a parliamentary aide to David Miliband. Paul has LLM in Public Law from the University of Essex.

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