Chris Savage, a Labour consultant at the Public Policy Unit, is to
join Shandwick public affairs as a director when his contract with PPU
ends in three months’ time. Savage will report to Colin Byrne, managing
director of Shandwick public affairs, and will work within the company’s
new regulation and competition policy unit. Savage joined PPU after the
general election last year and worked on accounts in the energy and
He was previously head of industry policy at the TUC.