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Dr Simon Davey is an organizational development and change management consultant with fifteen years experience working with charities and the public sector and previously within academia and business. He has led programmes as diverse as: the UK national IT volunteering programme, an innovative extended school programme raising aspirations and attainment for disadvantaged young women, a programme to support school leaders in implementing sustainable food skills for children and a national initative within a major UK young people’s charity transforming the application of ICT in social work and e-inclusion of marginalized young people. Simon also regular consults on business analysis, organizational ICT reviews and database/CRM implementations. Simon is experienced in business development and programme management, committed to empowering young people and creating sustainable, practical tools and methodologies. Simon currently manages a private sector consultancy and is also an associate of Cass Business School’s Centre for Charity Effectiveness.

Current roles

Former roles include:

  • Director, IT4Communities (national IT volunteering programme)
  • Project Leader, Urban Scholars Intervention Programme
  • Programme Manager, Inspire IT
  • Programme Manager, Supporting School Leadership

Former clients include:

  • Action for Children
  • Ashiana Project
  • Birth Companions
  • Bobath Centre for Children with Cerebral Palsy
  • Business in the Community
  • Carers in Hertfordshire
  • Central Foundation Girls School
  • Charities Evaluation Services
  • Chatham House (Royal Institute for International Affairs)
  • City and Islington College (as part of HA-EET)
  • Community First
  • Conker Consulting
  • Development Trusts Association
  • East London Consortium (Schools Partnership)
  • Governance Hub
  • Grantscape
  • Hammersmith Society
  • Heart n Soul
  • High Peak CVS
  • Hornimans Adventure Playground
  • Housing Justice
  • ICT Hub
  • IT4Communities
  • LASA (London Advice Services Alliance)
  • Latin American Womens Rights Service (LAWRS)
  • London Housing Foundation
  • Magic Breakfast
  • Magic Outcomes
  • Manchester Community Information Network
  • Mayday Trust
  • Media Trust
  • Microsoft
  • Money Advice Trust 
  • National Literacy Association
  • NCVO (National Council of Voluntary Organisations)
  • PAVS (Pembrokeshire Association of Voluntary Services)
  • Pfeg (Personal Finance Education Group)
  • Prisoners Abroad
  • Shell Europe Oil Products
  • Toynbee Hall
  • TreeHouse
  • Volunteering England
  • Worshipful Company of Information Technologists
  • Youthnet