Research Manager

Experience

Fiona has broad experience in public and charity policy, focusing on improvements to commissioning and market management across local and central government public services.

Examples of Recent Work

Publications

  • The Voluntary Sector in Health (The King’s Fund, 2011)
  • Voluntary Sector Consortia: where are we now (NCVO, 2013)
  • TUPE consultation response (NCVO, 2013)
  • Payment by Results and the Voluntary Sector (NCVO, 2014)
  • Supporting Good Health: the role of the charity sector (NPC, 2014)
  • Failing the Public (NPC, 2014)

Programmes

  • Led design of the three-year arts sector development programme, Cultural Commissioning, on behalf of Arts Council England
  • Managed the two-year Commercial Masterclass charity sector training programme on behalf of the Cabinet Office
  • Managed the 2,500 cross-sector member Public Service Delivery Network, funded by Cabinet Office

Qualifications and Career

  • Partnerships for Older People Projects, Age Concern Sheffield, 2006
  • Lambeth Voluntary Action Council, 2009
  • National Council for Voluntary Organisations, 2010
  • NPC (New Philanthropy Capital) 2013

Pro Bono

  • Chair, Wheels for Wellbeing (2011-14) (Guardian Charity Award winner, 2013)
  • Volunteer, Abortion Support Network