John Tierney

Founder / Director

John has extensive experience of the public and not-for-profit sectors. Until 2002, he was a director of Compass Partnership, the not-for-profit management consultancy, which he joined in 1996 after five years with the UK government agency, the Audit Commission. Whilst at the Commission, he led their work with the social housing sector’s then funding and…

Lesley Adams

Associate Partner

Lesley works with organisations and individuals to help them plan and manage change and development. She makes use of tools and techniques from the world of management consultancy, facilitation, coaching, mentoring and mediation to help organisations, and the people in them, become more effective, competitive and resilient. Leadership development, team building and strategic planning are…

Anthony Richards

Associate Partner

Anthony is a Communication Skills Trainer and an Executive Coach. He has 12 years experience in devising and delivering Leadership Development interventions wherein learners practice, to embed theoretical learning. He is interested in “sticky” training, where learners practice skills in a safe environment, so they can confidently and effectively incorporate new tools into their personal…

Ed Thorpe

Associate Partner

Ed Thorpe offers independent project evaluation and strategic review with specialisms in the not-for-profit sector and European networks. He has particular experience of evaluating EU-funded projects of European NGO networks focused on campaigning, awareness raising, service delivery and network development. Ed has strong analytical skills and a clear focus on delivering meaningful conclusions and recommendations…

Bryony Croft

Business Management

Bryony Croft runs her own team of dedicated bookkeepers, who also provide payroll and administration services for her SME and charity client base. Her company, Office Addmin Services Ltd, also delivers start-up support, tailored training, business advice and coaching, drawing from the practical experience of working with an extremely varied client portfolio. Prior to establishing…

Anne Barrett

Survey Administration

Anne provides a range of support and management services including set up of newsletters and online surveys, social media management, IT operations management and support alongside general administration. Find Anne on LinkedIn