graham-davies

Political Mentoring

The Rt Hon Nadhim Zahawi MP

“Has anyone ever told you that you are the very best at what you do? Well you very definitely are!”


Kemi Badenoch MP

“I did everything you said. You are the best presentation coach EVER! So many things you suggested were complimented on. Amazing work you did on me.”


The Rt Hon Suella Braverman QC MP

“Thank you for all your superb advice. You made a huge difference to the final result.”


Katie LamPPC for Weald of Kent

“You totally transformed my performance, as Suella said you would. You are a genius.”

Graham works with his political clients to ensure peak presentation performance in all typical situations, including:

  • Parliamentary Assessment Boards
  • Selection Interviews
  • Selection Finals
  • Hustings and Debates
  • TV and Radio Interviews
  • Parliamentary and Party Conference Speeches
  • Public Inquiry Appearances

Graham has advised politicians at all levels, including 22 Cabinet Ministers, 3 Party Leaders and the Prime Ministers of 3 different countries.

His knowledge of the British political landscape, in conjunction with his unique methodology, make him the preferred choice for local and national politicians, from selection through to the peak of their careers.


The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP

“Over several years, Graham’s skills have had a huge positive impact on the way I speak in public. I’m never without his wise counsel.”


He is also one of the UK’s leading political presentation pundits:

Graham on the 2017 Election:

Graham on Political TV Debates:

Graham has a particularly strong track record in coaching a highly diverse range of clients through the various stages of Conservative Party candidate selection:

Joy Morrissey MP

“Graham’s advice is staggeringly expensive. And utterly brilliant.”


James Cracknell OBEPPC for Colchester

“I am sure that many people have said that they couldn’t have done it without you. But in my case it is 100 per cent true.”


The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP

“As a selection coach, Graham Davies is simply the best.”


The Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP

“Graham Davies has an exceptional understanding of the challenges of speech making. He also understands how to focus speech writing efforts to get the maximum results in the quickest time.”


Graham has successfully coached a significant number of MPs in the 2005, 2010, 2015, 2017 and 2019 intakes through their selection journeys, including:

Rishi Sunak Anna Firth Andrea Leadsom Amber Rudd Zac Goldsmith Kit Malthouse
Kwasi Kwarteng Steve Barclay James Brokenshire Nadhim Zahawi Matt Hancock Sajid Javid
Lucy Frazer Alan Mak Julian Smith Ed Argar Wendy Morton Oliver Dowden
Therese Coffey Harriett Baldwin Laura Trott Laura Farris Suella Braverman Helen Whately
Rishi Sunak Anna Firth Andrea Leadsom Amber Rudd
Zac Goldsmith Kit Malthouse Kwasi Kwarteng Steve Barclay
James Brokenshire Nadhim Zahawi Matt Hancock Sajid Javid
Lucy Frazer Alan Mak Julian Smith Ed Argar
Wendy Morton Oliver Dowden Therese Coffey Harriett Baldwin
Laura Trott Laura Farris Suella Braverman Helen Whately
Rishi Sunak
Anna Firth
Andrea Leadsom
Amber Rudd
Zac Goldsmith
Kit Malthouse
Kwasi Kwarteng
Steve Barclay
James Brokenshire
Nadhim Zahawi
Matt Hancock
Sajid Javid
Lucy Frazer
Alan Mak
Julian Smith
Ed Argar
Wendy Morton
Oliver Dowden
Therese Coffey
Harriett Baldwin
Laura Trott
Laura Farris
Suella Braverman
Helen Whately