Nick King

Managing Director at Henham Strategy

Managing Director, Henham Strategy
Policy Fellow Alumnus, Centre for Science and Policy

Nick has founded Henham Strategy to provide consultancy in parliamentary and public affairs and communications. Nick was previously Head of Business Policy for the Centre for Policy Studies as well as an associate at the British Foreign Policy Group and a strategic adviser to the Midlands Engine.

Nick was a Special Adviser in three different Departments from 2012 to 2018.

Nick graduated from Cambridge University in 2004 and worked in the sports industry, with spells in both the USA and Saudi Arabia.

In 2009 Nick moved into politics, working on policy within the Conservative Research Department.

He worked in public affairs from 2010-2012 before joining the Government as Special Adviser to Maria Miller at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport.

He was retained by Sajid Javid as his lead policy adviser when Javid became Culture Secretary and then moved with him to work on policy at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and at the Department for Communities and Local Government.

  • 21 October 2021, 3pm

    CSaP annual meeting & reception 2021

    On 21 October 2021, CSaP hosted its first in-person networking event since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The annual meeting and reception, held at the Royal Academy of Engineering in London, provided an opportunity for 115 public policy professionals, industry leaders, and researchers to meet and share their experiences to improve decision-making.

  • In news articles

    What form should the government’s levelling up agenda take?

    Levelling up was an amorphous policy pledge in the Conservative Party’s 2019 manifesto. Since then, numerous academics and policy organisations have focused on what ‘levelling up’ means, and how it should be achieved. The upcoming Levelling Up White Paper is expected to specify a precise policy programme for this agenda.