For the last ten years, have been a Chief Executive and Director in various Third Sector organisations. I've been helping organisations of all sizes raise income, develop high-impact programmes, and build winning strategies for 20+ years, having started as a frontline worker. I craft funding bids and strategies that win (current 1:15 ROI); programmes that deliver; and engaging strategies that truly drive forward your mission. As a mentor and coach, there is very little I haven't seen (!) and I enjoy being the peer support who helps you achieve *your* goals as well as your charity's.
I am a management consultant, trainer, coach and mentor, with 30 years of senior management experience in the charity sector and a passion for working with organisations focused on positive societal impact. My approach combines consulting and knowledge transfer, delivering sustainable value to my clients.
I am committed to working with you to strengthen your organisational, team and individual performance and capacity, and, in so doing, to help
you better achieve your mission and goals, demonstrate impact and reach your targets.
I work with people to achieve their potential - transforming organisations to achieve their purpose. i am an effective coach and mentor, I was the CEO of Scope and have held senior leadership roles in charities and other organisations large and small.
I have a track record of working with individuals and team to deliver significant change, building profile and managing reputation, driving high level relationships, leading ground breaking campaigns, achieving a step change in fundraising outcomes. I am strategic, looking at the big picture, following through to effective implementation.
Anand has a strong track record leading organisations that focus on education, social mobility and childcare. He has over ten years leadership experience in Chief Executive, non-executive and trustee roles. He has specialisms in strategy, advocacy and impact management, supported by strong emotional intelligence. Anand's leadership skills were recognised when he became a Clore Social Leadership Fellow in 2012, and when he was awarded a scholarship by the Harvard Business School Alumni Club of London in 2018 to study strategy at Harvard Business School.
I excel in strategy and leadership development, mentoring, performance improvement, evaluation, significant organisational change and development. I am motivated by being able to unlock the potential of people and organisations so they can have a bigger social impact.
I specialise in working with Boards and leadership teams to promote a productive governance culture and provide an essential understanding of financial management as key tools in delivering the changes that organisations need.
A passionate, committed senior manager with significant international experience in governance, operations, & programmes, & a proven ability to deliver outstanding results, continuous organisational (strategic & operational) & personal improvement, & executive leadership in diverse & challenging environments. A broad range of skills & expertise developed to the highest levels in both charitable & commercial sectors, including: governance, strategic planning, project management, quality assurance, & research & evaluation. Exceptional people skills & stakeholder management. Fluent French.
Need an objective, compassionate and experienced CEO and trustee to help with your strategic review, a governance quandary, or a crisis? I am the person you are looking for. I have been in a number of leadership roles, mostly in housing and health, and trustee in a range of charities. I know what it is like to have too much to do and too little time, and how isolated a charity CEO can be. If you need a sounding board, another pair of eyes, an extra pair of hands, or an external voice at a board meeting, just ask; I would be delighted to assist.
Over 30 years in small-medium charities, both UK national and international organisations.
Strengths include: strategic planning and review; impact-led planning, theory of change and the evaluation process; partnerships and merger; governance and risk; working with challenging boards; group facilitation and organisational change; achieving financial and organisational sustainability.
Open to consultancy, coaching, mentoring, and interim roles.
I am a recently retired woman, who has over 25 years experience of working in the voluntary sector, seven as the Chief Executive of an organisation working with older people. I would like to use my skills, expertise and experience to assist other organisations. My specific skills are fundraising both in tenders and grants, personnel management - I have managed a team of 23 staff and directly managed 7 senior staff, recruitment and staff training.
Nineteen years experience of leading and managing programmes and building the capacity of teams and organisations in the charity and social enterprise sector.
Collaborative and person-centred leadership style. Strong partnership development and relationship management skills. Strategy development and execution experience and design of processes, systems and tools for efficiency, effectiveness and impact.
I am outcomes-focused, a strategic thinker and good under pressure. I enjoy identifying problems, developing and implementing plans to address them and coaching others for success.
Current rating of 5.0 out of a total of 1 feedbacks
An HR and L&D professional experienced across the public, private and voluntary sectors, Andrea’s portfolio includes Organisational Strategy Development & Design, Performance Management & Competencies, Management & Leadership Development, Project Management, and Equal Opps and Diversity & Inclusion. Already moving from f2f delivered programmes by the end of last year, Covid-19 has enabled her to develop new ‘at a distance’ interventions supporting private and voluntary sector clients in navigating the pandemic using scenario planning, and coupling this with her extensive knowledge of HR.
Current rating of 5.0 out of a total of 10 feedbacks
I have over 15 years experience in charitable organisations at senior management level. This has included substantial financial management, from the setting up of systems and procedures to day to day bookkeeping and producing and presenting management accounts to the Board. I have a lot of experience in managing restricted and unrestricted funds as well as setting up and monitoring both organisation wide and project budgets. I am now in a position where I would like to share my years experience and knowledge with organisations and help them move forward with their financial systems.
Current rating of 5.0 out of a total of 7 feedbacks
I have worked within the charity sector for the past 20 years in many different areas of fundraising.
I have many years of experience creating DRTV adverts, website and social media content, script-writing and editing. I also regularly write and produce volunteer resources including film, online campaigns and printed materials. In all of this I aim to share with supporters the incredible impact their gifts is making in people's lives. I enjoy the challenge of sharing stories and information from projects on the ground and bringing them to life.
Current rating of 5.0 out of a total of 6 feedbacks
I retired from paid employment in 2011 with the NHS in Procurement. At first I wondered what I would do with my time but now I wonder where all my free time is! I volunteer with the local community-run shop, serving behind the counter and also dealing with the admin for the newspaper and magazine orders. I also volunteer with the local library, delivering books to an elderly housebound lady of 94! I write short stories mainly but am also trying to write a book. I play tennis, cycle and walk. My wife and I run a local board games session monthly and are members of a local U3A games group.
Current rating of 5.0 out of a total of 5 feedbacks
As a communications professional I have been at the forefront of advancing many companies, organisations and charities into new fields of business and public awareness. In a career that spans 25 years, I have a proven record in event & project management, press, PR, corporate writing, social media as well as creating content & communications for most media platforms. High-concept, high-quality execution whether external or internal or public-facing.
Current rating of 5.0 out of a total of 4 feedbacks
I have spent 25 years in the charity sector primarily in international development working with a number of agencies, I have a strong track record in proposal development and bid writing including trust and foundations. In addition I have significant experience in donor reporting and knowledge management in support of programmes. I relocated to the UK three years ago and I am keen to continue to support the charity sector.
Current rating of 5.0 out of a total of 3 feedbacks
Pragmatic and experienced, I’ve worked with some fantastic businesses over my career, including Marks and Spencer and Allen & Overy, the international law firm. In addition, I have freelanced for many charities, ranging from large multi-site operations to small not-for-profits employing 2 or 3 people, and my successful HR business has grown entirely by word-of-mouth referral. I love adding value to organisations and really enjoy knotty employment law problems.
I’ve got a Masters in HR with Distinction and am a Fellow of the CIPD but, more to the point, I’m good at what I do.
Current rating of 5.0 out of a total of 2 feedbacks
I am passionate about supporting charities and voluntary organisations working to support those who need it most. I enjoy supporting organisations in going through complex change processes. I'm thrilled when I can help clients access the funds they need, be this £500 for staff laptops to work from home or £850,000 raised for one client over 3 years. I support organisations to be ready for investment - through developing strategy, designing outcome and impact systems, working with boards and evaluations. I believe in working together to help vision based organisations achieve their goals.
Current rating of 5.0 out of a total of 2 feedbacks
A highly-qualified personal finance professional with Chartered FCSI status and current CFP(tm) licence, qualified teacher, business leader and communicator with exceptional breadth of business and professional experience across public, private and third sectors. Skills/knowledge/experience include personal finance (background in financial planning), non-exec directorships, executive leadership of private and not-for-profit, mentoring SME leaders, a range of business digital resources including MS Office, LinkedIn, Xero and other software.
Current rating of 4.9 out of a total of 11 feedbacks
Journalist, trainer and consultant (ex BBC and Sky editor) working with companies all over the world as well as NGOs and universities. My specialist area is the essential skills needed to create effective, engaging communications across all sorts of platforms.
Dynamic senior non-profit leader that has worked at Exec level for charities, social enterprises and funders. Experienced in:
• Strategy development & implementation
• Business Development, Fundraising &
• Organisational Design & Culture
• Major Projects & Change Management
• Funding Strategy & Operations
• Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
• Digital and User-led Design
• Charity Governance and Ethics
• Impact, Evaluation & Analytics
Passionate about co-creation, equality, and social justice.
I have had a varied career in the not for profit and public sectors. This included about 5 years working in a senior management role at Christian Aid in strategy development and 11 years at Acas , the workplace conciliation and mediation organisation, where I managed a large department. Earlier in my career I taught as a secondary teacher for 5 years and was a vicar for 8 years. So I've been around a bit... I am now semi-retired and run my own language teaching business hosting foreign guests and volunteer in a local food bank which I love.
Julian is an experienced charity CEO, commercial MD, Non-Executive Director & Consultant. He began his career in the employment services division of the Civil Service, before training as a professional actor working in Theatre, TV and Radio & as Adminisrative Director of Theatre Venture & English Theatre Abroad. He studied leadership and business management at the Judge Business School (University of Cambridge) & The Leadership Trust. He graduated as a leadership, Business and Executive Coach on the Meyler Campbell EMCC accredited Mastered course. He a is member of the Association for Coaching
Journalist and publisher with 25 years' experience in the UK's leading magazine media companies. I offer a range of services including creating sparkling copy, sub-editing and proof-reading, as well as devising brand strategy, tone of voice and effective marketing content. Recent work has included launching new consumer products for print, blogs and social. Passionate about creating market-leading content that truly connects with the audience, whatever the subject. My experience includes craft, lifestyle, wellbeing, mindfulness, weddings, hair, travel, tourism and industrial sectors.
I have expertise in content marketing, marketing campaigns, partner marketing, market research and marketing planning. Content marketing experience includes writing 'copy' for blogs, web sites, customer case studies, news updates, monthly bulletins, research-based articles, events and e-mail campaigns. Following a 25 year marketing career in the IT sector with IBM UK Ltd, I am now working freelance including in the charity sector. I have built up experience across the last three years of working with a number of charities including Arts & Culture, Citizens Advice and Youth sectors.
Adaptable and transformational leader with a genuine, life-long interest in making a difference to people’s lives, no matter how small. Proven record of strategy creation, delivering complex projects, generating and building relationships, and coaching individuals to success. Exceptional communication skills, comfortable with making critical decisions and developing opportunities that further enhance organisational goals.
An experienced Trustee (Vice Chair) and volunteer. No matter what the challenge, there is always a solution. My approach is pragmatic, collaborative, empathic but strong.
I am an experienced career HR professional having worked at a senior level in generalist HR roles for 25 years. I am passionate about talent development and employee engagement and have excellent employment law knowledge, along with extensive experience in change management.
I can also support you with day to day people management requirements such as employee relations, disciplinary and grievance support, performance management, appraisals and recruitment.
Are you looking for an insightful, understanding and solutions focussed consultant? I have 11 years leadership and CEO experience in the voluntary and charity sector, alongside a diversity of consultancy expertise and as a Director of a CIC. My work includes strategy, campaign, policy and resource development, income generation and evaluation and spans the community development, education, environment, campaigning and international fields. I am passionate about helping organisations resolve the spectrum of challenges they may face and looking strategically at how best to achieve their mission.
Business Development Manager (SMEs) and
Deputy Manager of a charity
- Workflow & processes; introducing efficient systems
- Creativity; thinking outside the (charity) box, with creative fundraising ideas
- Social media strategy; creating relevant, high-value, share-able content
- Empathic listening skills, providing a sounding board for strategy discussions
(I know it can be lonely)
- attention to detail: proof-reading
- Website design
- Certified Laughter Yoga Leader - a unique virtual fundraising idea!
- English & German language
Retired Prison Governor following 32 years service. Last 15 years working at Senior Command Level. Currently working for the Ministry of Justice on a sessional basis on recruitment campaigns for Probation and Prison Staff. People focused, a skilled facilitator and coach. Able to communicate with confidence and gravitas at all levels; able to build trust, motivate and influence. Experienced in dealing with difficult situations and negotiating effective conflict resolution at a senior level.
Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) - Authorising Officer
[Currently NOT AVAILABLE for assignments - I am committed to an interim assignment until early 2021]
A highly experienced charity CEO and charity leader specialising in interim chief executive and consultancy assignments focusing on strategy and change, fundraising and finance, and stakeholder communications and relationships. Actively involved in work on patient and public engagement, building on health and social care experience. Significant governance experience across the not for profit sector.
An experienced, respected and highly productive senior marketing and transformation/change professional with a reputation for delivery - dynamic, inquisitive, considerate and well organised. Strong people focused leader and mentor, able to inspire and develop high performing teams. Exceptional stakeholder and project management skills, ability to work with cross functional teams through collaboration, as well as on own merits. A safe pair of hands, blue chip pedigree able to work in start ups, SME’s through to Global Enterprises, including Not For Profit and Charities.
I thrive on working with charities embedded within communities who have strong, personal relationships with service users. I work best by having conversations with people, seeing change, getting feedback and making the third sector really work, focussing on strong delivery. I am keen to work with executive teams, trustees and service users advising on developing business strategy, realistic & achievable fundraising plans, building partnerships and submitting strong funding applications. I also want to help organisations plan for more effectively for the future, particularly through merger.
I believe that doing the right thing for your people will always be the right thing for your business.
24 years working as a HR professional - I have provided HR advice and guidance to over 20 different businesses so I know what it takes to make an impact quickly and deliver effective results.
You can rely on me to advise and guide you through any employment matter with an approach that aligns with your business culture and values.
Want to know how your people are feeling? I can design an engagement survey for you. Collate and report results with insights and actionable recommendations.
Iain’s expertise is building businesses working with brands such as Unilever, Aggreko, American Express, DuPont, American Red Cross, & AT&T. As Chief Executive, UK of iDE Global, he drove awareness of iDE’s sust dev programs in Asia, Africa & Central America, launched the iDE UK Fundraising Board, & built numerous business partnerships. His work with iDE Global, Unilever, United Technologies Corporation (UTC) has been in sust dev & CSR. Iain is Marketing Expert-in-Residence at Imperial College Enterprise Lab, & mentor with Imperial Venture Mentor Scheme, UCL Hatchery team, & London & Partners.
Experienced Head of HR seeking to use my skills and expertise in HR gained from the private, public and voluntary sectors. Exceptional understanding of large scale HR projects, Employee Relations, People Strategies, Organisation Change and Design, L&D and HR Metrics.
Worked within the voluntary/charity sector throughout my career initially as a trustee and then in employment. Currently spearheading a Health and Wellbeing social enterprise.
Experienced creative leader with a flair for increasing efficiency, reinjecting purpose and motivating teams. Previous roles include managing the creative team at the pioneering medical charity Anthony Nolan and leading the creative content department at Save the Children UK.
My background includes working in management consultancy and innovation, so I am always keen to identify ways of optimising work and leveraging technology. I am great at bringing brands to live and motivating teams.
I help organizations drive successful growth initiatives. Balancing business needs with people-oriented strategies to develop supportive cultures and ethical management frameworks. Ensuring organisations are efficient and well-positioned in their field.
I achieved this by fostering a culture of trust and empowerment through coaching leadership teams and helping them develop clear strategic plans that match the culture and ethos of the organisation and meet the expectations of all stakeholders. Helping the management team understand the value of working on "the important" not the "urgent".
With well over ten years of experience supporting the charitable sector, I have a wide range of experience, across the UK, which I bring to each assignment. From developing strategy and improving operational delivery to leading on £multi-million tenders. I have experience of mergers, service redesign and restructure as well as a wealth of experience at improving operations, measuring impact and evaluating funding streams. I have supported charities to streamline operations, providing better services for frontline users and regularly write successful funding bids for the charities I support.
Enthusiastic leader and team player with a strong work ethic and exceptional problem-solving skills. Played a key role in growing a tech sector start-up over the last 16 years, through acquisitions, to significant private equity investment. I have a wide range of entrepreneurial experience, with specialist knowledge across Operations, Finance, and Talent.
Passionate about recruiting and developing highly effective teams and creating dynamic environments, where diversity and equality are celebrated.
Let me help you.
Dedicated operations leader who excels at using proven methods as well as innovative
people lead approaches to successfully lead and manage functions such as Finance, HR,
Facilities and IT operations within a charity, developing what are traditionally seen as supportive functions into integral driving elements of a sustainable organisation. Assertive and enthusiastic
with an approachable style that emanates positive culture and work ethics.
Over 16 years of Charity Management experience, managing all aspects of charities including, finance and administration, HR, Governance, strategy development and statutory reporting. Reviewed and updated policies for implementation of GDPR.
A highly experienced business development/fund raising professional with a proven, demonstrable track record of success in the charity and social enterprise sectors, the private sector, UK and European financial services and the UK public sector sector. Impeccable professional references available on request together with board level testimonials and compelling case study examples of my work.
Deeply collegial and collaborative in approach I have successfully developed and implemented innovative and creative services and programmes at both local community and regional levels. I am skilled and experienced in service and programme design, strategic communications, management, team building, facilitation, workshop design, coaching and mentoring, training and network and partnership building.
I am particularly passionate about equality and diversity and raising awareness of attitudes to age and ageing.
I am a change manager with extensive experience in the charity and local government sectors. I have worked with diverse communities in London for many years. I have recently qualified as a life coach and enjoy supporting leaders in the challenges they face.
I worked as head of department in 2 large city organisations in charge of all marketing and running the teams. I was responsible for bringing in up to $4,000,000 in fees annually. Giving presentations and attending events around the world gave me skills that were easily transferable to the charity sector. I am an excellent networker and know how to build relationships. I have been very successful in writing bids and really enjoy mentoring others.
I am a highly experienced HR and OD professional working successfully as an independent consultant and HR leader for the last 12 years following a career in senior HR roles in organisations as diverse as the NHS, education, Royal Mail, and local government.
My clients include local authorities and their partners, policing and crime, regulatory bodies and SMEs.
I am known for being practical, unflappable, personable and professional. I understand the wider business needs of the organisations I work for and what this means in terms of people skills, HR policies and employer brand.
I am an ACCA qualified, professional, charity accountant with experience in health, education and the arts.
My experience has involved working for charities on all aspects of accounting from postings through to the production of management accounts, budgets, forecasts, cashflows and year-end financial statements. I am experienced in payroll, pensions, Companies House and Charity Commission reporting.
I have also been involved in the production of various grant reports, returns, applications and tenders.
Having also worked in the private sector, I am commercially aware.
Michael has worked across several sectors. His organisational change & compliance specialisms combine strategic vision with high-level operational capabilities; his career has been marked by successful transformation initiatives with FTSE 100 companies, government departments, law enforcement and NGOs.
Recognised by colleagues as a respected leader and mentor he has worked at board level in the private and third sectors and with Ministers and senior civil servants in Central Government. References from clients and colleagues pay tribute to his stakeholder and people skills.
Qualified accountant who has held the positions as Finance Director in the charity and not for profit organisations contributing to successful turn arounds to profitability and positive liquidity situations. In addition a collegiate manager who mentors staff and training to achieve high standards and good liaison with operational managers for the benefit of good business management. Enjoys the success achieved for organisations in demonstrating how financial management can contribute to the aims and goals for the success of the organisations.