I have extensive consultancy and executive level experience within the social and statutory sectors and with Eastside Primetimers. I was a Director of Services and then a Director of Development and External Affairs for large national charities for almost 20 years, then working as a consultant since 2018.
My consultancy work has included helping to establish a new charity, mentoring CEOs and Trustee Board Chairs, Professional External Supervision for CEOs and Executive Managers, developing income generation strategies and bid writing excellence for charities, developing and delivering modernisation agendas for charities, developing merger and acquisition strategies for charities, guest lecturing at universities, etc.
I am a qualified Social Worker, a qualified teacher of both children and adults and hold an MA in Social Care Management.
Establishing and marketing a new charity, two high net worth funders who employed me to develop and deliver their thinking
I turned their generalised ideas into a vision, then turned the vision into a new Mental Health Charity for children.
Income generation – service review and strategy development, Lloyds Foundation Enhance Programme
Worked with the CEO and Board to deliver a new Organisation Strategy and a new Income Generation Strategy. This work has led to their income tripling in 2 years.
New contract implementation review, large charity
Review, and provision of sample materials, led to the organisation completing overhauling its procedures for implementing new contracts won via tenders