LONDON, UK (November 29, 2023) — Actum LLC, a global consulting firm, today announced its expanding leadership team with the addition of Naweed Khan as Managing Director operating out of its London office. With a sharp focus on geo-economic policy and an intricate understanding of the U.K, and European political and regulatory landscape, Khan will expand Actum’s already deep public policy expertise.
“Actum is exclusively focused on delivering exceptional business outcomes to clients across the globe,” said Kirill Goncharenko, Actum Co-Founder and Managing Partner. “Naweed’s experience at the highest levels of British and European politics, and the corporate world, will create additional value for our clients.”
For more than two decades, Khan has worked at the top of British and European politics and business as a government and policy strategist. He has advised business leaders on current and emerging policy priorities for legislators and political leaders and most recently served as the Head of External and Regulatory Affairs at AT&T-Warner Media.
Prior to his time with AT&T, Khan served as a Special Advisor at the Cabinet and the UK’s Foreign Office under Prime Minister David Cameron. He is co-founder of the Institute for Free Trade (IFT) and was the Executive Director of the New Direction Foundation, a European think tank initiated by Margaret Thatcher. He is a graduate of Cambridge and Peking University and an Honorary Professor at The School of Social Sciences and Humanities at Aston University.
“I am thrilled to be joining Actum, particularly at this juncture when Europe and the United Kingdom face intricate political and business challenges,” said Khan. “The innovative and thoughtful approach Actum brings to each project is exciting and together, I see us setting new benchmarks in client satisfaction.”
With Khan’s addition, Actum reaffirms its commitment to providing clients with unparalleled expertise, particularly at a time when businesses and governments alike are seeking clarity and direction in a complex international arena.
Actum is a global consulting firm, built to deliver highly meaningful and measurable outcomes for our clients around the world. Our capabilities in strategy, management, execution, communications, government relations, storytelling and narrative development, digital and social media, advocacy mobilization, special groups, political consulting, public opinion research and data, are all best in class, because our people are best in class. For our clients, we provide seasoned and experienced advisors and partners, from the highest levels of government, media, business, advocacy, politics, technology, and special groups, who will lead teams of subject matter experts to deliver exceptional, measurable value and outcomes.