Tina Antonio – Charity Strategy Consultant
With over 25 years’ experience working in the third sector Tina is committed to helping charities to achieve positive change. Previously Director for a number of major charities, including TREE AID and Action for ME, her clients have included the MS Society, RSPCA, Christian Aid and Women’s Aid as well as a wide range of grass roots charities. Tina helps teams to master strategic leadership across all aspects of the organisation, whether that is organisational strategy, service design, fundraising strategy or communication strategy. Her achievements include: leading 23 national member organisations in the Federation of Welsh Women’s Aid’s 5 year strategy; helping SAFE staff make the transition from a domestic violence charity to a national trauma-focused social enterprise; helping Open Up Music design an award winning social change programme and leading teams to raise over £35m, including doubling the income for several charities and increasing RSPCA income by 400%. Tina has an MSc in Strategy, Change and Leadership and an ILM Certificate in Leadership. She has provided training for CAF and is a Lloyds Foundation consultant as well as mentor for the University of Bristol.
Jennifer Shea – Charity Research & Evaluation Consultant
Jennifer is one of the sector’s most experienced research and insight professionals. Previously Research Director at nfpSynergy, and before that working on evaluation and insight projects for New Philanthropy Capital , Jennifer has worked with a broad range of UK charities including Macmillan Cancer Support, Moorfields Eye Hospital, Care International UK, WWF-UK, University Alliance and Medicins Sans Frontieres UK (MSF-UK), TREE AID, Federation of Welsh Women’s Aid and the National Union of Students. Her background also includes social research for the UK Government and charity fundraising in the USA. Jennifer is a professional member of both the Market Research Society and the Association of Qualitative Research. She has a PhD from the University of Cambridge and a certificate in statistical methods from the Royal Statistical Society.
Lori Streich – Charity Evaluation Consultant
Lori is a highly experienced charity consultant and gifted facilitator with specialist skills in social research, evaluation design and reporting, strategic development and organisational development. Lori has over 30 years’ experience of working in and with the voluntary, community, social enterprise and public sectors. Bringing an external and independent perspective supported by a solid evidence base, Lori has provided research and evaluation services across most sectors for charities of all sizes including Age Concern, British Red Cross, CLIC Sargent, The Green House and Open Up Music. Lori holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Applied Social Research, is a member of the Management Development Network, co-convener of MDN South West and a graduate of Common Purpose. Prior to becoming a consultant in 1996 Lori managed organisations delivering housing and homelessness services, with an emphasis on services for young people.
Caitlin Buckley – Researcher
Caitlin is exceptionally organised, thorough and efficient and has impressive communication skills. Caitlin has worked in a number of research roles within the voluntary sector including as Research Assistant for the Institute of Voluntary Action Research, as Researcher for BDC International and as Assistant, Policy & Research for the Arts Council. She also holds a Masters degree from the University of London. Caitlin undertakes literature reviews as part of published social research and conducts data collection for market value estimations, competitor reviews and telephone consultations. She has worked with a range of social charities for CQ including RECOOP, Wessex Resolutions CIC, Redthread and Faithworks.