Charles Miller


Charles Miller followed advisory work on taxation and pollution control within Whitehall, with work as an international political risk analyst for underwriters at Lloyd's of London, as a UK and EC political adviser at Tate & Lyle, as managing director of a lobbying firm and as a researcher within the House of Commons before founding The Public Policy Unit, which became one of the UK's largest political and regulatory consultancies. In 1999 he merged PPU with Citigate Westminster to form Citigate Public Affairs. Author of Lobbying - Understanding and Influencing the Corridors of Power; The Phenomenon of Lobbying; Winning Friends, Influencing People; Practical Techniques for Effective Lobbying; and The Politicos Guide to Lobbying, and a co-author of The Commercial Lobbyists, he is also a broadcaster on lobbying. He is also the author of Mergers and Acquisitions: Handling Policy and Political Factors, the only guide to bid lobbying and he has advised on over thirty M&A cases. He was a founder and for its first five years the Secretary of the Association of Professional Political Consultants. Charles specialises in transport, competition, financial services and