Outstanding new senior talent joining Flint

Outstanding new senior talent joining Flint

We are pleased to welcome four exceptional new joiners to our senior teams in London and Brussels:

Fiona Wright joins as a Partner in Brussels and will specialise in financial services, ESG and climate policy. Fiona has spent nine years in leading roles in a Brussels consultancy. Before that she held policy and advisory roles in HM Treasury, the European Commission, and the US Senate. 

Nikki da Costa is a new Specialist Partner in London and will advise clients on policy, political and parliamentary issues. Before joining Flint, Nikki was Director of Legislative Affairs in No 10 Downing Street for both Theresa May and Boris Johnson.

Sam Lowe joins us as a Director in London to lead Flint’s work on trade issues. Sam is a widely recognised trade expert, and before joining Flint he was a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform.

Becky Young is a new Director in our competition and regulation practice in London.  Before joining Flint, Becky was a manager at the Financial Conduct Authority for eight years, leading their review of wholesale financial data, asset management market study and wholesale competition review.

Individually and collectively these new joiners add great expertise and experience across the range of Flint’s work for our clients in the UK and Europe. We are delighted to welcome them to the team.


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Sam Lowe

Sam Lowe quoted in the FT

“The Trade Remedies Authority was set up to be pure and rational and pro-liberalisation, but the domestic political economy has got in the way of that vision.” Flint trade expert Sam Lowe was quoted in the Financial Times.

27 June 2022

Thomas Matussek on Sky News

“A strong signal will go out from this summit, a united front for Ukraine. It’s also a summit where it becomes clear that all the international big crises and problems hang together”  Flint senior adviser, Thomas Matussek discusses the G7 summit with Sky news.

26 June 2022

Sam Lowe quoted in the FT

“It would make more sense for the UK to commit long-term to an approach that, unless there is a good reason, allows for EU CE markings to be sufficient for products placed on the UK market” Flint trade expert Sam Lowe quoted in the FT

20 June 2022

Sam Lowe on BBC World at One

“Our own independent body has found there is no economic thus no legal justification for doing so” Flint trade expert Sam Lowe, spoke to BBC World at One on the 16th of June about how the UK’s tariff on Chinese Steel relates to Lord Geidts resignation. Listen from 24 minutes.

16 June 2022