Anna Mercer

Anna is an experienced political advisor, and works on a range of different accounts including global brands, public sector agencies and organisations in the private and voluntary sectors.

Her current work includes assisting clients in their responses to issues around the UK's exit from the European Union, shaping legislation on packaging reform and promoting investment in green growth and resilience across the island of Ireland. She also provides strategic communications support to a UK-wide agency responsible for delivery support to asylum seekers. 

Recent successes that Anna has played key a role include the landmark legislation for victims and survivors of Historical Institutional Abuse, securing Permitted Development Rights on solar PV and brokering the development of a large scale wind farm. 

With a strong interest in public policy, Anna also supports clients on issues including proposed institutional reform, Community Planning and the Programme for Government.  

Prior to her role at Stratagem, Anna worked for two MLAs in the Assembly over five years, after which she served as Communications and Engagement Manager in an Arm's Length Body. 

As part of the Management Team at Stratagem, her eye for detail and pragmatic approach to problem-solving ensures that her clients can benefit from her experience, flair and creativity in achieving their objectives.