Our boutique specialist team of 12 people is recognised as being a market leader thanks to our ability to combine thought leadership, razor-sharp property PR, high impact campaigning and robust strategic advice.

Our clients trust our knowledge, benefit from our network and appreciate our ability offer them an integrated advisory service that covers all of their needs.

Why we’re different

Blackstock’s technical understanding and fresh approach means we’re better informed and better able to offer meaningful support to help grow and protect businesses.

We’re regularly featured across broadcast and national news discussing property, tech, retail and infrastructure, underlining the confidence placed in our knowledge and independent analysis.

Our Directors

Andrew Teacher

Andrew Teacher

With over 18 years experience, Andrew is known for previous roles as a journalist and as spokesman for the British Property Federation and BAA. Having co-founded and exited high profile tech start-ups, he is a regular TV and radio commentator on business and politics.

Andrew set up Blackstock to offer clients a better, more boutique consultancy founded on having an external team able to understand the technical detail of clients’ businesses with the flexibility to act like an in-house resource.

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Harriet Shone

Harriet Shone

Harriet oversees our operations, ensuring we run smoothly and efficiently. With years of experience of project management, Harriet also ensures that Blackstock delivers projects for clients on time and under budget. She also uses her decade of experience in politics to consult with our clients on their public affairs strategies.

Previously, Harriet worked for the UK Liberal Democrats for almost 10 years, working with MPs in Parliament and later as Head of the International Office. With years of experience in political campaigns in the UK and internationally, Harriet has a sharp political instinct and understanding of public discourse and uses this to support Blackstock to deliver astute and relevant content for our clients.

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Tom Roberts

Tom Roberts

Since joining Blackstock as an executive, Tom has quickly risen through the ranks to become a company director. With a background in polling and an influential think-tank, Tom uses his in-depth knowledge of the political landscape to clients’ advantage.

From leading lobbying campaigns on tourism VAT and rental housing to writing reports on planning policy, Tom works across the business to support clients’ needs and secure desired outcomes.

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Blackstock has proven to be adept at both research, and media, connecting Colliers with high class publications and broadcast opportunities such as the FT and BBC Radio 4 and working across all areas of our business. I can't rate them highly enough and wouldn't hesitate to recommend them.

Richard Crook Head of Marketing, Communications and Business Development, EMEA at Colliers-International

Our Board

Featuring leading figures from across a number of industries, Blackstock’s board not only supports the growth of the business, but also is able to lend their expertise and networks to the benefit of our clients.

Liz Peace

Liz Peace

As former chief executive of the British Property Federation and current head of the Government Property Unit, Liz possesses an unparalleled insight into the world of UK real estate and a formidable network that extends across business and politics.

Jane Hollinshead

Jane Hollinshead

The previous head of real estate at Addleshaw Goddard, now running her own consultancy that advises British Land among others, Jane Hollinshead has both a deep understanding of property and also the relationship between clients and consultants.

Rhys Jones

Phil Tily

Phil spent 24 years at IPD (acquired by MSCI) running its UK and Ireland business and advising leading fund managers and REITs. Now head of performance analytics at Altus Group, he remains one of the real estate sector’s leading experts in investment, performance and risk analysis.

Tricia Topping

Having set up and sold the successful PR agency TTA Group to Bell Pottinger, Trica Topping now advises luxury brands on their communications strategies, working across fashion, jewellery and property.