I am a highly versatile advisor and senior executive to the voluntary sector, with 30 years of experience in successfully helping organisations to create and develop strategies and operations that fuel their organisational growth.
My experience extends across local, regional and national charities and social enterprises.
I am an effective Board member, using my skills, knowledge and lived experience as a CEO, Trustee and consultant to develop strong governance.
My priority is to support small and medium sized organisations, particularly those from or serving Black, and other minority ethnic communities that might find it difficult to access the quality of support needed to help them grow.
My expertise / experience involves solving the type of problems or challenges that you may currently have and need help with to improve your organisation’s effectiveness such as:
- Troubleshooting to deal with issues quickly
- Setting up and initial management of projects
- Strategy planning
- Strengthening organisational development
- Improving governance
- Fundraising planning and bid writing.
My successes include extensive fundraising from government, lottery and other sources, managing and coaching teams, strategy planning, leading a £ multi-million housing stock transfer project management and dealing with challenging issues from financial management, COVID-19 planning, staffing, rebuilding partner relationships, media, project and policy implementation – to name a few!
I hold a MA in Management Studies and first class BA (Hons) degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics and have completed L3 training as a personal coach. I held Chair positions of local and international organisations and social enterprises and as a Non-Executive Director for Barts Health NHS Trust and am currently Trustee/Deputy Chair for a grant giving trust.
I am a member of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising and Consultants for Good.
“I am passionate about supporting the development of small and medium sized charities and social enterprises and will bring clarity, professionalism and an ‘easy to work with’ approach”.
Contact me today for a free, no obligation consultation about your needs and how we might work together. Click here for contact details.
My fees are kept at a reasonable level to enable small and medium sized organisations to benefit from my services.