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Meet the Concilio team.
The Concilio team understand politics and how to communicate effectively with a wide-range of stakeholders. The content that we produce ensures messages are communicated clearly and creatively, using the widest range of channels. We all believe that new homes and infrastructure is needed to ensure that people have somewhere to live and work in a sustainable way, boosting the economy and creating communities. We know that to do this people need to feel genuinely engaged with, not spoken to. In short – we bring people together to create better places. If you would like to speak to one of the Concilio team, please find our contact details below.

 

Nick Dines - Founder & Managing Director
Nick Dines
Founder & Managing Director

Nick is the founder and Managing Director of Concilio. A political activist of 20 years experience, Nick started his career in 2001 in the research department of a national political party. Following this his experience has included positions at the London Assembly, Westminster City Council, Director of Communications for the British Chambers of Commerce and Head of Corporate Communications for Travelodge. Since founding Concilio Nick has managed community engagement for some of the most high-profile development across London and the Eastern Region. Nick was also a Councillor in the London borough of Enfield between 2014 and 2018.

Nathan Parsad - Account Director
Nathan Parsad
Account Director

Nathan is an Account Director at Concilio, leading on our projects and developments across London, as well as growing our range of digital engagement products. An experienced communications professional and political organiser, Nathan was previously an Area Campaign Manager for the Conservative Party in London, and part of the team managing Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea and Barnet. Nathan worked for the Conservative Party and in Parliament for five years, advising MPs, local councillors and political candidate at all levels. Nathan has developed communications and engagement strategies for some of the most high-profile schemes in Central London.

Xenia Selefkou - Director & Office Manager
Xenia Selefkou
Director & Office Manager

Xenia manages Concilio’s ever growing office, organises all Concilio events and provides support on all our projects. In addition Xenia is responsible for compliance, HR and finance across the organisation. Xenia has over a decade’s experience as an event and office manager, delivering everything from small, private dinners to 500-strong conferences at both the Greater London Authority and the Association of British Insurers.

Vanisha Solanki - Account Manager
Vanisha Solanki
Account Manager

Vanisha is an Account Manager at Concilio having started as an Intern nearly three years ago and has worked on some of the biggest developments in Enfield and across London. She leads on all of Concilio’s research, producing our widely read weekly GLA political and property roundup – The London Week. Vanisha is actively involved in the Labour Party and holds a number of voluntary positions and us a Councillor in the London Borough of Redbridge elected in 2018.

Luke Tatton - Account Manager
Luke Tatton
Account Manager

Luke is an Account Manager at Concilio and is responsible for project delivery. Previously Luke spent four years working at the Westminster Property Association/City Property Association, during which time he worked closely with a number of real estate companies, developing a significant knowledge of the wider property market. Adept at coordinating all aspects of stakeholder engagement and communications, Luke has recently managed projects in Camden, Cambridge, Colchester and Westminster.

Imogen Bath - Account Manager
Imogen Bath
Account Manager

Imogen is an Account Manager at Concilio, recently joining from another agency. She has a keen interest in housing policy, with experience working on strategic land site promotion in Essex, Oxfordshire and Surrey. Imogen is currently leading on schemes in Cambridge, Ipswich, a number of London boroughs and South Cambridgeshire.

Katie Brown - Account Executive
Katie Brown
Account Executive

Katie is a recent graduate from Durham University, she assists team members on a variety of projects across the Eastern Region. With prior experience in the Public Affairs team at Cambridge Assessment, Katie is currently working on a number of projects, including high-profile strategic land promotion. She also produces our widely read Eastern Region monthly newsletter.

Sam Foulder-Hughes - Account Executive
Sam Foulder-Hughes
Account Executive

Sam is an experienced political campaigner and an Account Executive at Concilio. He also serves as a Councillor in Kingston Upon Thames. He is currently working on sites in Enfield and Southwark whilst also overseeing the research for Concilio’s London Week newsletter.

 

Roisin Murphy - Account Executive
Roisin Murphy
Account Executive

Roisin is an Account Executive at Concilio. Roisin graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2019 with a degree in International Relations and Politics where she developed a keen interest in housing and planning. Her final year dissertation explored the London housing crisis. Since graduating she has spent a year working on a major infrastructure project for Highways England working in both the governance and external affairs team, supporting stakeholder engagement and consultation activities. Roisin supports a range of projects at Concilio across London and the Eastern Region.

Irene Requena - Design Lead
Irene Requena
Design Lead

Irene takes the lead on all graphic design production at Concilio by thinking outside the box and in a creative way. She is responsible for creating a wide variety of online and offline graphic pieces for our clients seeking to bring projects to life visually. Since graduating she has spent more than four years working as a photographer, videographer and graphic designer for a wide variety of companies, public sector organisations and NGOs, in Spain and United Kingdom.

Concilio have been working with us for several years on many projects including a new town outside Cambridge. Throughout they have combined a proactive and professional approach with good spirit and great results. It remains a privilege to have them on the team.

Chris Goldsmith
Managing Director, RLW Estates

Concilio’s involvement was instrumental in building confidence with Westminster Council, third party stakeholders and the local residents for our Cavendish Square project. Strategically precise from the outset and fully embedded within the project team they successfully ran our public consultation and advised on the engagement of all relevant parties resulting in obtaining the support of ward councilliors and subsequently aiding the unanimous consent of the scheme at planning committee.

Sam Potter
Reef Group

Concilio’s creativity and diligence has ensured that we have been able to demonstrate to Enfield Council that regardless of Covid restrictions we have been able to undertake thorough and meaningful consultation. Dialogue has been maintained with community groups and councillors and all of our material has been translated into Somali and Turkish – ensuring full and transparent consultation has taken place

Shane O’Neill
Social Capital Partners

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Careers
At Concilio we believe people are our greatest asset. That’s why we recruit the best people from across politics, communications and the development industry. If you are looking for an interesting and exciting challenge in a growing, fast paced and dynamic agency, then we want to hear from you.

We are always keeping an eye out for interesting talent just e-mail xselefkou@conciliocomms.com with your CV and a cover letter.