John is a Special Advisor to FIPRA International since 2001. Prior to this, John was a Principal in FIPRA’s Unit in Washington, D.C. John works with law firms and corporate clients to shape the regulatory and media environments that can determine the success or failure of mergers and acquisitions. John is a former Senior Editor and Columnist of the National Journal, Washington’s award-winning weekly on politics and government. In this capacity, he was responsible for all business and regulatory coverage, including antitrust issues, and wrote a weekly column on lobbying, including several articles on the globalisation of the public affairs industry. John has also been an Associate Editor of Legal Times, where he specialised in business and law.