Our Consultants

Each consultant has specific skills and experience that compliment the skills of others in the company, ensuring we are able to provide clients with a comprehensive service that guarantees results every time.

All our consultants have gone through a rigorous selection process and all have a proven track record.

John Abb
ey – Managing Director of ASI

Major Donor Support -Business development – Fundraising 

In 1985 John walked 2,000 miles from London to the Sudan raising money for famine relief. Previously a photographer, the walk changed his life, launching a career supporting NGOs and charities. Read more about John here.


Peter Buckley ACCM, MCIPD, FRSA, BSc. (Hons), MBA

Business Planning – Mentoring – Organisational Change


Peter has an exceptionally strong track record in delivering improved performance and cultural change.  Vast experience in the Private, Public and the Charity Sector.  Check out Peter’s page here


Tianne Adebiyi

Strategic Business Development

Tianne is a Chartered Manager and Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (CMgr FCMI) with extensive work history within client driven investment banks and not-for-profit organisations.  She has vast experience of working within Social Enterprises, Grass-root Charities and Education setting. More info here.



Claire Glazebrook

Arts and Heritage fundraising and planning

arts funding consultant

A resourceful and creative fundraiser with a strong track record in Art and Heritage fundraising, Claire has worked at Director level for over eight years in the charity sector, including prestigious organisations such as Bletchley Park. More info on Claire here.



 Drew Lindon

Leading on Policy, Campaigns and Pubic Affairs

Drew is an influencing expert, with over 15 years of experience leading and supporting policy, campaigns and public affairs projects within the charity, public and private sectors.   Drew’s profile is here.


Wonu Owoade – Trust Fundraising – Institutional Consultant

Wonu has over a decade’s experience in fundraising. Her interest in fundraising and the not for profit sector started in her youth where she volunteered for charities such as Oxfam, UNICEF UK and Christian Aid. Full profile here


Howard Exton-Smith

Coaching, leadership, organisational development 


Howard has over 20 years’ experience as a consultant, facilitator, trainer, and coach focusing on leadership, management and organisational development, and effectiveness. For Howard’s full profile go here.



Dominic Smith

Corporate Fundraising Specialist

Dom is a corporate fundraising specialist, with experience across all areas of private sector engagement. His experience includes pipeline development, stewardship, and charity of the year development. Click here for more details.



William Harnden

International development fundraising / NGO organisational development

After graduating from Cambridge, William has gained over 10 years of international development experience, including overseas postings. Detailed knowledge of working within the UN system, multinational aid agencies, NGOs and community based organisations. For more on William please go here.


Sanita Guddu

Legacy implementation and training specialist

Sanita is a legacy expert, trainer and coach, and has over 15 years’ experience at a strategic and grassroots level working with some of the country’s leading charities. Read all about Sanita’s experience and skills here.


Julie Foster

Trust/Foundation fundraising and research specialist 

Julie Foster has more than 20 years working in the charity sector, in senior fundraising positions for both large national and small start-up charities. Find out just how brilliant Julie is here


Haidee-Laure Giles

Institutional fundraiser, trainer, mentor and project evaluation expert

Haidee-Laure has more than 15 years experience within the international development, human rights and humanitarian sectors in leading and managing international projects in partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders. Find out about Haidee-Laure’s unique skill set here.


Nicola Barrett BA (Hons)

NGO programme and strategic development specialist

Nicola has 19 years’ experience and a demonstrated history of programme and strategy development in international non-profit organisations. Between 2010 and 2015 Nicola increased Amnesty International’s external partnerships by over 500 percent. Find out about Nicola’s vast experience here.


Zoë Strong

Trust and corporate fundraising specialist

Zoë has over 10 years partnership development, account management and fundraising experience, having worked for health, welfare, educational and environmental causes including the NSPCC, Marie Curie and Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland. Zoe is a superb Corporate and Trust fundraiser with a huge personality. Check out here how Zoe can help your organisation increase its income.


Sune Buch Segal, MSc

International development programme specialist

Often reaching into his anthropological toolbox, Sune has 18 years’ experience working at the nexus of communications and human rights-focused international development programming. Having held managerial positions at several leading third-sector organisations he is passionate about making communications and fundraising work to further human rights and social justice.  Read more about Sune here.


Deidra Anne Baker

Trust and Corporate fundraising specialist

Deidra has 16 years experience working as a professional fundraiser in Scotland. She has delivered contracts in every region of the country in a wide variety of sectors including the arts, higher education, youthwork, science, and medical. More on Deidra here.


Penny Cole

Communications and project management specialist

Penny has extensive experience within the third sector at a senior level, having been Director of Communications & Fundraising for United Response, one of the UK’s largest non-profits. Find out just how fantastic Penny is here.


Martyn Weeds BA, MA, MInstF(Dip)

EU funding and fundraising planning specialist

Martyn has held senior positions in a number of social welfare and animal welfare charities. He has sat on the Board/Management Committee of several organisations. Martyn specialises in EU Funding. Find out how Martyn can help your organisation here.


Debbie Lyne, MinstF

Trust and Foundations fundraising specialist

Debbie has held senior positions in large national charities such as Perennial www.perennial.org.uk where she was Director of Marketing and Fundraising. Debbie is an excellent bid writer and now specialises in Trusts and major bid preparation. More about Debbie here.