Joe Mitton A former diplomat and adviser to Boris Johnson, now a senior consultant at Communications firm, PLMR

Joe is a senior consultant at communications firm, PLMR. He works across a range of clients, and specialises in understanding technology businesses, the digital economy, life sciences, infrastructure and financial services sectors.

Prior to working at PLMR, as an Australian diplomat, Joe worked alongside the US State Department and had stints in the foreign service’s Japan and UN Sections, before negotiating at the 2009 G20 Summit in London, the first world leaders’ forum called to address the financial crisis.

Staying on in London as a political adviser, Joe was then a senior member of Mayor of London Boris Johnson’s team for six years in several roles, most recently the Senior Adviser for Business and Science, until Boris stood down in May 2016 and became the UK Foreign Secretary.