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Tim Dixon

Purpose Europe
Managing Director

Tim Dixon is the managing director of Purpose Europe and chief political strategist for Purpose globally, and the co-founder of The Syria Campaign. Since 2011 he has led the political and communications strategies across Purpose's US and international projects, building new social movements and helping to mobilize over 50 million people to join movements and campaigns.

Before going to Purpose, Tim worked as a senior political strategist for two Australian prime ministers.  Between 2007 and 2010 he was the chief speechwriter and economic adviser for Prime Ministers Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard and was responsible for developing the Australian Labor Party platform for two successive elections.

Tim has a professional background as a lawyer and economist. He was a technology lawyer for global law firm Baker & McKenzie from 1999 to 2004, and is the author of Australia’s two best selling economics textbooks.  His educational publishing business, Leading Edge Education, was acquired by Pearson in 2004.

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