Jeff joined Aspect at the start of 2015. He has over ten years of international political experience having worked in South Africa, on Capitol Hill and in the UK Parliament. During his time in Parliament Jeff specialised in Foreign Affairs and International Development.
After leaving the political sphere, Jeff set up his own boutique political communications firm providing advice and services predominantly to international firms operating in the developing world. Jeff specialises particularly in the extractive industry sector, helping to set up and run the All Party Parliamentary Group on the extractive industry in the UK.
Jeff was a candidate in the UK 2015 General Election. In his spare time, he studies and teaches Ju Jitsu.
Ailsa Macleod is a Senior Consultant with ten years’ experience in corporate communications and public affairs, including six years working in Corporate Affairs for a highly regulated Fortune 500 based out of Switzerland and Australia. She has lived and worked in 15 countries across five continents and has consulted to a wide-range of multinationals, international NGOs and businesses in Europe, Africa and Asia.
With a strong background in political engagement, she is passionate about helping clients navigate complex public policy issues with a focus on strategic communications and reputation management. Now based in London, Ailsa consults to a number of Aspect clients across different sectors including food, FMCG, technology and manufacturing helping them develop and tell their stories across multiple platforms.