• Political consulting/marketing
  • Campaign strategy/management
  • Political communications
  • Fundraising
  • Voter contact
  • Direct mail
  • Campaign financing


Richard Murphy is Managing Director of Communication Strategy & Management Ltd (CSM), a political campaign consulting firm based in the UK. CSM works alongside British Members of Parliament and candidates delivering professional advice on the construction and management of their communication strategies. With almost thirty years experience of working with the Conservative Party, Richard has campaigned with eight party leaders including Margaret Thatcher and John Major. He has a wealth of experience and expertise in structuring and managing election campaigns at European, Parliamentary and Local Government level. Richard specialises in grassroots capacity building and GOTV. He also trains party activists nationally and internationally in “on the ground” field campaigning techniques. Richard has trained party political activists in countries such as Ukraine, Moldova, Bulgaria, Trinidad & Tobago, Slovenia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro, Kazakhstan and Armenia. A member of the Institute of Leadership & Management, Richard is also a former Board Member of both the IAPC and EAPC.
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