Saskia is an Associate Global Counsel’s UK politics and policy team. Prior to joining GC, Saskia worked at the Social Market Foundation think tank in Westminster. Before this, she was a research assistant for the Commonwealth Local Government Forum where she focused on policies surrounding women in local government across member states.

She holds an MA in International Relations and Modern History from the University of St Andrews. At GC, she monitors and provides analysis on political and regulatory changes in UK politics and their impact on clients across a variety of sectors.

Recent examples of her work include:

  • Assessing and monitoring policy developments across the nuclear and renewable energy sectors.
  • Generating detailed briefings on the policy priorities of UK political parties and key politicians.
  • Helping create an engagement strategy for an international software and design company.

Latest Insights by Saskia Giraud-Reeves

General Politics

Global Month Ahead: G20 Meetings, China Two Sessions, and the UK Budget

General Politics

Welcome back to the Global Month Ahead, Global Counsel's briefing on the events and stories that will define the month to come. This month, Health and Life Sciences Senior Associate Rosie Hill will hear from different members of the GC team to preview the month's stories before they are in the headlines.

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Small modular reactors: the answer to the UK’s nuclear ambitions?

Energy & Commodities

The war in Ukraine has set out - in stark relief - the challenges of the UK’s current energy mix. In response to the conflict and rising energy prices, the UK government released its Energy Security Strategy with proposals for a fourfold increase in offshore wind and an ambition to have at least a quarter of Britain’s electricity provided by nuclear power by 2050.

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