Spencer Livermore, Baron Livermore

Spencer Elliot Livermore, Baron Livermore (born 12 June 1975) is a strategy and communications professional. He has advised clients in North America, the Middle East, Europe and Asia, on formulating and articulating strategy, as Director of Strategy at London-based communications consultancy Blue Rubicon - where he built and had Board responsibility for their Strategic Consulting division - and as Senior Strategist at advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi.


The Lord Livermore
Member of the House of Lords
Assumed office
21 October 2015
On leave of absence since July 2020
MonarchElizabeth II
Personal details
Born
Spencer Elliot Livermore

(1975-06-12) 12 June 1975 (age 46)
Slough, UK
NationalityBritish
Political partyLabour
Spouse(s)Seb Dance
Alma materLondon School of Economics
OccupationStrategy and communications

Prior to working in business, he served in government for ten years, from 1997 to 2008, first as Chief Strategy Adviser to the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Treasury, and then as Director of Strategy to the Prime Minister in 10 Downing Street.

He also served as a senior adviser on four General Election campaigns: 1997, 2001, 2005, and 2015, with The Guardian describing him as one of the most experienced election campaigners in the Labour Party.[1] Philip Gould described him in The Unfinished Revolution as one of seven people who devised the strategy for the election-winning 2001 and 2005 general election campaigns.

On 21 October 2015 he was created a life peer, taking the title Baron Livermore, of Rotherhithe in the London Borough of Southwark.[2] He served on the Economic Affairs Select Committee from 2016 to 2019, and has been on leave of absence since July 2020.

From 2016 to 2020, he was a Visiting Senior Fellow in Communications at the London School of Economics.