Who We Are
Darcy is an expert at preparing companies to fight for their political interests. Helping them at every step from the planning phase, through to meeting politicians and on to securing political goals.
He is the author of “The Secret Art of Lobbying” – the definitive business guide on how to win in the political jungle, and a career lobbyist.
Working firstly as a consultant in Westminster representing and advising companies, associations and charities. He moved on to representing the Japanese automotive companies, followed by working for United Technologies Corporation (UTC), a major US multinational in the aerospace and building technologies sector. Where he ran their European political relations’ and advocacy operations.
Darcy has lobbied in 17 European countries as well as at EU and UN levels and has a strong background in aerospace politics, trade, EU-US relations, UK politics, EU rule-making, chemical legislation (REACH), environmental and climate change policy, energy policy, UK and EU R&D funding, and is skilled in political crisis management, restructuring and M&A.
He has lobbied across the whole of Europe and at every level from prime ministers and parliamentarians, to officials and local authorities.
Darcy offers the fruits of his experience garnered from scores of campaigns and thousands of political meetings to advise, coach and help organisations to engage effectively with politicians and achieve their business goals.
The Secret Art of Lobbing
The Essential Business Guide to Winning in the Political Jungle
If what happens in politics is obscure, the art of lobbying is firmly hidden in the shadows. The Secret Art of Lobbying raises the veil on the world of lobbying for the businesses of today, showing exactly how you can go out and win in the political jungle.
Politicians and their decisions are too important and too costly for business people or anyone running an organisation to safely ignore – this book reveals the skills, tools and techniques of the professional lobbyist to get you on the political inside track.