Lidstone is Vice President at Dezenhall Resources, where he manages public affairs and advocacy campaigns for corporations and trade associations both in the U.S. and internationally. He has worked extensively with opinion leaders and specializes in public affairs, communications strategy, crisis management, and third party mobilization. He has led successful public policy campaigns focused on the defense, energy, financial, pharmaceutical, chemical and telecommunications sectors.
Prior to joining Dezenhall, Lidstone directed public affairs campaigns for one of the largest independently owned public affairs firms in the U.S. and was responsible for expanding the firm’s presence in Brussels and European Union member states. He previously served in a number of communications officer positions for the United Nations, including with the World Health Organization in their Geneva headquarters and the European Union Office for Economic Reconstruction in Pristina, Kosovo.
A native of the United Kingdom, Lidstone lives in D.C. with his Green Bay Packers-obsessed wife and two children.