Chris Peacock

Account Manager
Chris is based in Newington’s North office in Manchester where he works across sectors including housing, planning and development and health, on local and devolved levels, particularly around the emerging combined authorities. His clients include AbbVie, Taylor Wimpey, Casey Group and London and Cambridge Properties.
 
Prior to joining Newington, Chris worked for a public affairs consultancy in the North West where he focused on planning issues. He was also a councillor in Bolton for four years – serving as the Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care for two years and for Sport, Youth and Culture for a year. During this time, he was shortlisted for Young Councillor of the Year by the LGIU. He has worked for a number of Members of Parliament in their constituency offices in the North West including Andy Burnham who he assisted on his leadership bid for the Labour Party.
 
Associated Specialisms 
Devolution and local government
Property development