Based in Newcastle upon Tyne, NKA is a public affairs consultancy offering organisations large and small, advice and plans to help navigate challenging political, regulatory and policy landscapes.

We operate across the UK delivering strategic communications to help influence the decision-making process.

NKA Public Affairs is led by Nick Kemp, a politically astute operator with a pragmatic approach, and over 25 years of experience of local and national government, combined with over twenty years operating in the private sector.

Nick brings two decades’ experience as a local authority member, with service on planning committee and as an Executive Member, Nick has extensive experience in policy making at local, regional and national levels, and worked as a parliamentary researcher and senior advisor to an MP and Cabinet Member.  


Public Affairs

We engage with key stakeholders and influencers on issues which could impact upon your organisation’s ability to operate successfully. We help you to influence public policy, build and maintain a strong reputation and find a common ground with these stakeholders on your behalf.

Planning and Local Government

We know that every planning issue is political and with that in mind, we bring our first-hand experience to assist clients in navigating the planning process, to undertake community engagement and eventually to secure successful planning outcomes.

Strategic Consultancy

We respond and advise on approaches to unforeseen change to help your business prosper. We will work with you to help find out how we can help build your resilience and capacity in an ever changing political landscape.

Stakeholder Relations

We understand that strategic relationships are critical to the success of every organisation.
We work to ensure that these relations are understood, developed and maintained making sure that your key messages are understood wherever necessary.

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