Director | Influence Group (United Kingdom)
Peter Wilding is the CEO of the Influence Group and Director of the pro-European think tank, British Influence. In 25 years of working in European affairs, he practices as a solicitor specialising in EU law. He has practised in London, Brussels, Gibraltar and the Channel Islands having worked at law firms Withers and Hill Dickinson.
He has stood for Parliament twice and was appointed by former Prime Minister, David Cameron, as Media and Policy Director of the Conservative Party in the EU from 2005-2008.
He has worked extensively in public affairs having been Director of the Brussels-based lobbying firm, Cabinet DN, and Europe Director of BSkyB.
He has had a high speaking, writing and media profile having appeared regularly on national and international television and radio. He is the author of “What Next? Britain’s future on Europe” and is credited with coining the term Brexit.