von Thun

Senior Associate

Max is a Senior Associate at Global Counsel, supporting the firm’s technology, media and telecommunications clients. His specific areas of focus are competition policy and its evolving role within the digital economy, questions around data usage and ownership, and the policy implications of the emergence of the “gig economy”. 

Max has several years of experience working in Westminster, where he focussed on the intersection of technology, business and public policy. Before joining Global Counsel, he advised the Liberal Democrat leadership and parliamentarians on economic policy, and prior to this held research roles at think tanks the Centre for Entrepreneurs and the Royal Society of Arts. Max is also an active media commentator and has been published in City AM, the Telegraph, CapX and the Huffington Post. He speaks French and German.