Projects

Here are projects and ventures I’ve worked on

Carbon Considerations

Designing the shift to low-carbon cultures in large organisations

Within the existing Carbon Considerations team were experienced leadership and sustainability practitioners. And, they needed some strategic advice on carbon, and expertise to creating a world-class behavioural change programme. This … Continue reading Designing the shift to low-carbon cultures in large organisations

Developing and Implementing a Strategy for Bioregional Sustainability

I was hired by NACC to develop and implement a strategy for sustainable use of the region’s natural resources, focusing on coastal, marine and riparian areas. The scope was the … Continue reading Developing and Implementing a Strategy for Bioregional Sustainability

Rolling out a new business model for recycling and reuse

As part of my Master’s I completed a dissertation on Partnerships for Strategic Sustainable Development with two collaborators: Richard Blume and Miriam Karell. To ensure our learning was based on … Continue reading Rolling out a new business model for recycling and reuse

Taking social enterprises to the next level through mentoring

The Equal-Invest programme was built on the principles of wanting to efficiently deliver enterprise support at the same time as draw in resources from private business and government. Through my … Continue reading Taking social enterprises to the next level through mentoring

Designing programs to grow social business to prevent homelessness

After successfully designing and managing Equal Invest, Eastside invited me in to helping design and manage a new programme of social enterprise development in the homelessness sector. Presented with a … Continue reading Designing programs to grow social business to prevent homelessness

Growing innovative social and creative enterprises through coaching

After collaborating with LearningHouse on other projects, I was invited to design and deliver the Innovation Garden programme in collaboration with Dawn Fleming. I lead on specific sessions around project … Continue reading Growing innovative social and creative enterprises through coaching

Fresh perspectives for sustainability leaders and social entrepreneurs

Having worked with individuals and groups on sustainability strategies, I was frequently surprised by my and their limited capacity to systematically generate truly original and inspired ideas and visions. Knowing … Continue reading Fresh perspectives for sustainability leaders and social entrepreneurs

Beyond competitions

Can social innovation competitions move beyond hype to deliver change?

Having seen a proliferation of Dragon’s Den-inspired social enterprise competitions, and being involved in designing and running two ourselves, Richard Litchfield (Director of Eastside)and I did some thinking, research and … Continue reading Can social innovation competitions move beyond hype to deliver change?

Investigating the role of coaching in sustainability

With both coaching and sustainability on the rise and rise within organisations,  I worked with Neela Bettridge to research the role and relationship of coaching to sustainability. Through surveys, interviews … Continue reading Investigating the role of coaching in sustainability