Spencer is a strategist with twenty years’ experience advising multinational companies, government leaders, and political campaigns. He has worked as a Partner at insight and strategy consultancy Britain Thinks, as Director of Strategy at business reputation advisory firm Teneo Blue Rubicon, and as Senior Strategist at advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi.
Prior to working in business, he served in government for ten years, in the Treasury as Chief Strategy Adviser to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and then in 10 Downing Street as Director of Strategy to the Prime Minister. He was also a senior adviser on four General Election campaigns.
Spencer is a member of the House of Lords, where he sits on the Economic Affairs Select Committee, and is a Senior Fellow at the London School of Economics.