Stratton Kirton
Managing Director

Account Supervisor, Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Legislative Correspondent, Office of Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL)

Legislative Assistant, Office of Congressman Mike McIntyre (D-NC)


Stratton Kirton is a managing director at Hamilton Place Strategies, responsible for advising clients on strategic communications, with a focus on issues related to energy, environment, technology, and trade. He brings more than ten years of experience working in public policy, both domestically and internationally.

Prior to joining HPS, Stratton served as a member of the public affairs and energy practices at Hill+Knowlton Strategies in Washington and PBN Hill+Knowlton Strategies in Moscow, Russia. Stratton advised leading technology companies, multinational energy companies, and large U.S. trade associations on reputational and regulatory issues.

Stratton’s also worked on Capitol Hill for Congressman Mike McIntyre (D-NC) and Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) on their legislative policy teams. His time on the Hill included working closely with the House Committee on Agriculture and the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee.

Stratton graduated from Stetson University with a dual-B.A. in political science and Russian studies, and he holds a M.A. in energy policy from Georgetown University. He is a native Floridian from St. Marks and lives in Washington, D.C.