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Dominic Cummings biography: 13 things about Boris Johnson’s senior adviser

Dominic Cummings is a political strategist from England, United Kingdom. He is former Lord Justice of Appeal Sir John Grant McKenzie Laws’ nephew.

Cummings has a blog called Dominic Cummings Blog. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He was born to Robert Cummings and Morag McKenzie Cummings in Durham, Northeast England, England. Robert worked for the construction firm Laing as an oil rig project manager while Morag was a teacher and behavioral specialist.
  2. He was privately educated at Durham School in Durham.
  3. He was 23 years old when he graduated in 1994 from Exeter College in Oxford, England where he studied ancient and modern history.
  4. He worked in Russia from 1994 to 1997 on various projects.
  5. From 1999 to 2002, he served as the campaign director of Business for Sterling, which campaigned against the U.K. joining the Euro.
  6. He and James Frayne co-founded New Frontiers Foundation, a think tank that launched in December 2003 and closed in March 2005.
  7. From 2010 to 2014, he served as a special adviser to Michael Gove, who was then the Education Secretary.
  8. In December 2011, he married Mary Wakefield, sister of former Firtash Foundation director Jack Wakefield.
  9. In 2014, he played a key role in the campaign against an elected regional assembly in Northeast England.
  10. From 2015 to 2016, he was the campaign director of Vote Leave, a campaigning organization that supported a Leave vote in the European Union membership referendum in the U.K. or Brexit in 2016.
  11. Mary gave birth to their son Alexander Cedd Cummings in 2016.
  12. In July 2019, he was appointed as a senior adviser to U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
  13. He runs North Wood, a company that tries to solve problems related to management, politics and communications.

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