Labour Party announces new senior team

9 March 2012

RoseThe Labour Party has today announced its new senior management team.

The team who will form the Labour Party’s Executive Board comprises:

Iain McNicol - General Secretary, the Labour Party
Tim Livesey - Chief of Staff
Lucy Powell - Deputy Chief of Staff (Campaigns, party and political relations)
Greg Beales - Executive Director – Strategy & Planning
Torsten Bell - Executive Director – Policy and Rebuttal
Oliver Buston - Executive Director – Members & Supporters
Patrick Heneghan - Executive Director – Field Operations
Emilie Oldknow - Executive Director – Governance & Party Services
Bob Roberts - Executive Director – Communications

In addition, Tom Baldwin has been appointed Senior Advisor (Communications and Strategy).

Alicia Kennedy will work closely with Tom Watson as our Strategic Advisor (Campaigns and Elections) and Chris Lennie will continue to assist the Labour Party on developing and strengthening external relationships and fundraising.

Ed Miliband MP, Leader of the Labour Party, said:

“I am delighted to announce a number of key appointments which will steer us towards the election–winning organisation that we all want to become.

“Under the leadership of Sir Charles Allen, Iain McNicol, General Secretary of the Labour Party and Tim Livesey, Chief of Staff, we have created a top team of talent, with the knowledge, skills, experience and innovation that will enable us to win the next election.

“Working across Parliament, Labour HQ and the nations and regions, this team will deliver our objective to be a one-term opposition.

“I am really pleased that we have been able to attract such a high quality team. My shadow cabinet and I look forward to working with them and all of our extraordinary talented and committed staff to drive our agenda forward.”