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Michaela
Smart

Associate
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Michaela

Michaela is an Associate in the Global Counsel Political Due Diligence Team. Michaela graduated from the University of Exeter with a first class honours degree in Politics and International Relations. She has also worked for the university as a researcher. 

At Global Counsel, Michaela works in the political due diligence practice, focusing on helping investors understand and mitigate political risk around acquisitions. Her role encompasses research, elite interviewing and strategic advice. She works alongside the wider UK team to help clients navigate political and regulatory change. Michaela also provides support on data analysis and visualisations across Global Counsel.