Client List  (chronological)

I have a private coaching practice of clients who come to me from a range of sectors; arts, heritage, sustainability, benevolent, anti-poverty, adult care, etc.

 

I run a wide range of Art Therapy Programmes for women in London tacking issues such as PND, mental health issues and early parenthood.  These programmes are delivered in partnership with local community organisations such as Forest Gate Arts, Bonny Downs Community Association and Alternatives.  

 

My current and recent past corporate coaching and consultancy clients include:

Resolution – First for Family Law - Executive Coach.

Strategic consultancy to review and shape the ‘Parenting after Parting’ pilot programme. 

 

Hackney FoodBank - Executive Coaching

 

New Choices for Youth - Newham - Executive Coaching

 

Icon Theatre - Coaching, Strategic Planning and Organisational Development

 

London Architect - Coaching on return to the workplace

HRP - Historic Royal Palaces - Executive Coaching

 

Lionheart –  Executive Coaching. Corporate Governance review and Strategic Development work with the CEO, staff team and Board

Individual Parent Returners - Executive coaching to London based parents

 

United St Saviours Trust Southwark – Strategic Review and Investment strategy development including a comprehensive community consultation process.

 

Bede House Settlement – Rotherhithe.  Senior Management Team Facilitation and Strategic Planning.

 

Hackney Council and Islington Council– Consultant, Independent Officer, Auditor and Panel Chair – Safeguarding and Learning, Children and Families - Various independent roles including working with Group Managers to investigate complaints and resolve them at Stage 2 and Stage 3 of the Complaints Process. LA Case Audits for Corporate Parenting. Research Paper into models of advocacy delivery for children looked-after and care leavers.

 

London Development Agency (LDA) – Strategic consultancy to Head of Volunteering and Youth.

Youth Action Network – Executive Coach. Consultant to the Board and CEO - Strategy and Management Consultancy - Board/Resourse Development programme.

 

Youth Service Hackney Council -  Looked After Children – Participation Acceleration Consultant  ‘Pledge’ driven strategic and operational development work.

 

YMCA England and Y Care International - Original writer, creator and on-going facilitation of ‘Changing Your World - Lobbying and Campaigning skills’ Residential Training Course Co-facilitation with Lord Rupert Redesdale.  See http://www.ycareinternational.org/project/changing-your-world/    Additional lead role to rewrite training and cascade model to YMCA Ireland and Irish MP’s.

 

St Saviours United Trust –  Governance Review and Board Development Work

 

YouthNet UK– Board and SMT Strategic Review programme 

             

Springfield Primary Care Practice – Practice Director's Coach. Strategic development programme

             

Hackney Council Looked After Children Officers Group - Action Planning Event

             

AQA – CPD Course Development  - Citizenship Studies ‘A’ level Teacher Training Course and Support Materials development

 

The National Trust – National Volunteering Change Management Consultancy Report 

 

Changemakers – Strategy Consultancy Project 

 

‘Choose Action’ – Development of a new National Strategic Alliance – working with an alliance of Student Volunteering UK, Youth Action Network, YouthNet, Worldwide Volunteering and ChangeMakers.

 

Victim Support - Executive Coach.

 

CapacityBuilders –  GO ChangeUp Coordinators and CB Regional Officers Event

 

DCSF Children and Youth Board - Independent Evaluation of Board and the partnership between British Youth Council National Children’s Bureau and DfES 

 

UNICEF UK – Children and Young People’s Participation Strategy - Consultation scoping planning and implementation of new children and young people’s participation and involvement strategy across organisation and all service delivery. Recruitment of Head of Youth.

 

NCVO – National Council for Voluntary Organisations and Home Office - Scoping and Research Project – Partnership and Collaborative working between large and small Voluntary Organisations – '1+1=3 Report'  

 

Health First – Strategic Review & consultancy work

 

NCompass and Northants County Council - Development of models and consortia for delivery of Finance and Workforce Development Infrastructure Functions for Sub-regional Northamptonshire Consortia 

 

The Citizenship Foundation - Independent Evaluation of the Youth Act! Programme

 

Northamptonshire LEA and Police Partnership - Anti-Homophobic Bullying in Schools Baseline Research and project

             

Revolving Doors Agency - Staff Coach

 

Volunteering England - Independent member of VE National Grant Making Panel

 

SpeakersBank - Home Office Exemplar Research Study Outcome-focussed Research and Market Testing of 'Speak Up! Speak Out!' - Communications Training Programmes for the VCS

 

Institute of Volunteering Research, Home Office and Russell Commission - Mapping and scoping research into extent and scope of youth volunteering England

 

Kingston Smith Consultancy Project - Strategic planning research report for Community Housing and Therapy

 

TimeBank – ‘Time Together’ UK Refugee Mentoring Scheme - Pilot Year Action-Research evaluation and report

 

Islington Education Authority, Islington Chamber of Commerce & SpeakersBank Partnership Development of the first pilot 'Speak Up! Speak Out!'! Youth Employability Training Programme – cross borough. Now a UK initiative.

 

The Camelot Foundation - Youth Leadership Award Scheme- Planning and Facilitation with young people

 

Albert Kennedy Trust - Board and Staff Strategic Planning Consultancy

 

National Council Voluntary Youth Services & British Youth Council - Partnership Policy and Management Consultancy Project 

             

Wandsworth Volunteer Bureau - Diversity Training 

 

Northamptonshire LGB Alliance - Diversity Training for Board of Trustees 

 

ACNeilsen (Hong Kong) - International Market Research - Project Management

 

Business in the Community - Benchmarking the economic worth of corporate employee engagement in the community - Consultancy Report

 

Consortium of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Voluntary and Community Organisations - Director (Interim) 

 

Parentline Plus  (National Office) - Consultant to the CEO and Deputy Director

 

 

If you would like to read a report from a specific project then do ask as some are in the public domain and can be shared.

I would also like to point out that I executed some of the above projects with other fabulous consultancy associates including Saskia Neary, Andrew Billington, Caroline Ellis, Richard Brine and Linda Mitchell.

 

2010 - present

2010 - present

© 2019 Kelly A Drake