Jacqueline Crooks - Charity Consultant, Fundraiser, and Writer
Jacqueline has a First Class degree in Social Policy, an MA in Creative and Life Writing and a Certificate in Fundraising. Jacqueline is the Director and founder of Sharp Raiser Limited. She has worked at CEO level, leading on fundraising, project management, HR, governance, monitoring and evaluation and staff and volunteer training for over twenty years. She was awarded the Westminster Living City Leadership award.
Sonia Sehmi – Fundraiser, Project Manager, and Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant
Sonia has a BA in Sociology with Economics, Certificate in Fundraising, and a PRINCE 2 Foundation qualification. She has a proven track record of managing and delivering projects within time and budget and has extensive skills in fundraising, monitoring and evaluation, and volunteer management. Sonia has built up a wealth of experience working for a wide range of charity, community, and arts organisations.
Rong A - Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation Consultant
Rong has a PhD in Sociology from the London School of Economics where she studied ethnographic fieldwork, in-depth interviews, participatory observation, and data analysis. She has an MSc in Political Sociology and an MSc in Global Politics. She works as a research consultant for a variety of charities, community groups, NGOs, and artists. She has extensive experience of carrying out research for charities, community groups, and authors.
Ana Toneato - Fundraiser and Project Management Consultant
Ana has a BA in International Relations and is currently studying towards an Msc in International Security and Global Governance. She has a successful track record of developing and delivering large-scale projects in the voluntary and arts sectors. She has extensive fundraising for large NGOs and specialises in cultivating relationships across statutory, community, and corporate sectors.
Marie James - Author Researcher
Eight years as Online Content Producer for Channel 4 Television, carrying out research, developing science, humanities and current affairs content, and presenting complex topics and ideas. This experience combined with a masters degree forms means Marie has excellent skills in gathering reliable, factual data for fiction and non-fiction authors.
Carol Bird - Author Reseacher
Carol has a solid background in business research that she elegantly combines with her experience of research and editing to produce accurate and authentic data. Her tenacious and thorough approach produces reliable and clear data and information to match each client’s individual requirements. Carol has a degree in English Literature.