I deliver a wide range of services relating to citizen engagement and participation.
Training - I have extensive experience as a trainer. I have trained many different groups, including civil servants, civil society organisations, elected representatives and ordinary people in over a dozen countries. I have developed and delivered training courses ranging in length from an hour to a week.
Mentoring - In cases where traditional training is not sufficient I provide long term support and mentoring. This is useful to embed engagement practicies and to change organisational culture.
Presentations - I frequently hold presentations to larger or smaller audiences about engagement and participation. I always try to encourage as much participation as possible in my presentations.
Process design - I have a decade's worth of process design experience. I have designed one off workshops as well as multi site, longterm processes invovling hundreds of participants. I don't work with off the shelf approaches but strive to create approaches that fit each individual circumstance.
Leading events - I am an experienced event facilitator, equally at home in small group deliberations as I am in leading large plenary discussions. I have been the lead facilitator for multiple large conferences and workshops.
Graphic facilitation - I have been trained in using images and visual graphics to enhance meeting and workshops.
Research and evaluation
Evaluation - I have been involved in a number of evaluations of participatory projects, as well as carrying out research into the effects of participation.
Research - I have led multi-year research projects for Involve - around issues such as Citizen Dialogue in Science and the costs of engagement.
Report writing - As part of my work I have written numerous reports, aimed at different audiences. Examples can be found under the 'Publications' tab above.
Sketch notes/Graphic recording - I'm trained in creating visual notes from meetings and conferences.
Animations - I also develop animated images and videos to communicate key messages.
Illustrations - I also develop images, logos and other graphic content.