John Watts

John Watts

John Watts is Managing Partner of Avisa Partners, the French headquartered economic intelligence, global advocacy and cybersecurity agency, heading the London office. John advises governments, corporations, NGOs and high-profile individuals on campaigns, communications and digital engagement. He works closely with world leaders, law firms, public figures and businesses throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East and South America.

John was a Special Advisor to Prime Minister Tony Blair at 10 Downing Street as well as Director of Conferences and Events for the British Labour Party.

John has managed communication and public affairs consultancies in London, Doha and Hong Kong for 15 years working on elections and campaigns, country branding, crisis communications, litigation communications, cultural dialogue and public diplomacy.

He studied International Public Administration in the UK as well as Arabic and Middle East Politics at Birzeit University in Palestine.