Sam's client list includes:
Breast Cancer Care, a leading charity for those affected by breast cancer.
“Sam brought his years of senior experience of the voluntary sector into Breast Cancer Care and used it to help us with our strategic planning, value development, delivering service objectives and helping to bring the Senior Management Team together as a co-ordinated working team. He has a lightness of touch and gentle humour that helps keep the show on the road and always adds value to the mix’. Samia al Qadhi, Chief Executive, Breast Cancer Care
National Council of Voluntary Organisations, the main infrastructure organisation for the voluntary sector.
“Sam is an excellent trainer who brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience. His practical approach and engaging personality makes his training entertaining as well as informative.’ Kate Aldous, Head of Collaborative Working Unit, NCVO
The Institute for Voluntary Action Research, an independent, charitable research institute, based at Birkbeck College, London, specialising in action research and capacity building with charities and other voluntary, community and not-for-profit organisations.
“We have worked with Sam in his capacity as a senior research associate for several years and during this time he has undertaken a wide range of assignments. These include working with local authorities and voluntary sector infrastructure organisations in the Partnership Improvement Programme, on behalf of the Improvement and Development Agency and a number of capacity building programmes with voluntary and community organisations. Sam has significant skills in working collaboratively with organisations, along with deep knowledge of organisation and management issues. He is able to facilitate considerable change outcomes at all levels in organisations’. Ben Cairns, Director, Institute for Voluntary Action Research
VSC Engage, a partnership funded by the Department for Children, Schools and Families, to progress the Every Child Matters agenda.
“Sam has been an advisor and consultant on VCS Engage training programmes, working specifically on the Every Child Matters and Commissioning Training. He is an innovative and knowledgeable trainer, who brings to his work significant experience in working with children and young people. His training sessions are inclusive and enjoyable and he is able to work with many different types of third sector organisations. Sam brings experience of training design and delivery that has been invaluable in the development of the programme’. Celia Watson, Programme Manager, VCS Engage, National Children’s Bureau