Richard Darlington

Richard Darlington

Richard Darlington has two decades of experience of strategic communications. He is Campaign Director in London and Head of Strategic Communication at Well Made Strategy, in Nairobi, Kenya. In London, he works on behalf of 25 leading international NGOs to defend UK aid and development. He also works with African think tanks, research institutes and data-driven advocacy groups to build their strategic communications capacity. He helped IPPR to win the Think Tank of the Year award on three occasions and worked at three UK government departments in Whitehall. Most recently, he was Special Adviser to Douglas Alexander at the Department for International Development and in his role as Labour's General Election Coordinator.


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Campaign to Defend Aid and Development