Natascha Engel

Natascha Engel is a Partner at Public First. As Labour MP in a former coal-mining constituency from 2005 to 2017, she specialised in energy and infrastructure policy before becoming Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons, a role in which she developed a deep understanding of how Parliamentary procedure works in practice. After leaving Parliament, she was appointed the Government’s first Commissioner for Shale Gas to liaise between local communities, regulators, industry and government. Natascha has many years of political campaign experience, from traditional trade union organising and mobilising to playing a critical role in the Labour Party’s winning 2001 Key Seat strategy and continues to take a keen interest in Labour Party policy.

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