Clients and Projects

Paul has successful experience both in the UK and abroad in developing the capacity of organisations and projects through practical support, advice and training to ensure they deliver a more efficient service and are sustainable. Please follow links below to see a list of clients and projects Paul has worked with.

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Clients in the UK

December 2013-Ongoing
Local Trust
Big Local Rep for Wormley and Turnford, the Barnfield Estate in Greenwich, and Farley Hill in Luton.

November 2013 – Ongoing
Cabe/Design Council
Built Environment Expert (BEE) – providing Community & Economic development support to communities, local authorities and developers involved in built environment projects.

May 2017-March 2018
Genesis Housing Association
Working with WSA Community Consultants, Grahame Park residents and stakeholders to develop and implement a Theory of Change for Grahame Park neighbourhood.

June 2017-August 2017
Facilitate key stakeholder discussions leading to a summit to develop a shared approach for CB1 development in Cambridge.

May 2017-August 2017
Jain Centre Colindale

Carrying out community research and collating information to create a business plan for the Jain Centre’s community facilities in their new building in Colindale, North London

June 2017-September 2017
Chalkhill Community Centre
Providing consultancy support to the centre to review current organsiational systems, recruit trustees and provide support on a new lease.

March 2017-August 2017
Genesis Housing Association

Desk and community research to develop a feasibility study for a new community hub in Factory Quarter, Hammersmith & Fulham.

November 2013 – May 2017
Colindale Communities Trust (CCT)
Interim Organisational Development & Business Plan

Sep 2014-May 2017
Genesis Housing Association
Developing and Facilitating Colindale Consortium

December 2016- April 2017
Neighbourhood Planning – Renaisi

Supporting a group in Ponders End to take up Neighbourhood Planning as a means to influence the future development and regeneration of their areas. The project was commissioned by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

September 2016 – April 2017
Community Economic Development (CED) led by Co-operatives UK
Facilitating three coastal communities through their CED programme, designed for local community groups and organisations who want to take a lead in shaping their economies for the benefit of local communities. This is in partnership with New Economics Foundation, Locality, Community Development Foundation and the Community Development Finance Association.

November 2016- April 2017
Resident’s Consultation on Stockwell Hall of Fame, Campbell Tickell Associate
Working as part of Campbell Tickell for a consultation of residents, partners and graffiti writers to explore avenues for development.

February 2016- March 2016
Lift/Crisis Skylight Brent
Community Research Training for users as researchers

August 2016- March 2017
NHS Paitent Voice Training
Working as as associate of Just Ideas and WSA Community to design and deliver a face to face interactive training programme for Patient Voice volunteers in London

November 2016-January 2017
Assessment of Traveller and Gypsy housing needs in Waltham Forest with Cobweb Consulting
We worked with Cobweb Consulting to consult Traveller and Gypsy residents and local partners about housing needs within Waltham Forest

October 2015 – January 2017
Genesis Housing Association
Woodberry Down Mapping and Action Plan facilitation

April 2015-September 2016
A2 Dominion
Ongoing Facilitation between residents and A2D to improve working relationships and develop a collaborative approach to improving the neighborhood.

June 2015 – September 2016
A2 Dominion
Training for residents on diversity and conflict management

March 2016- June 2016
Peckham Vision
An organisational review to inform a stakeholders’ discussion about the future of the organisation

Dec 2015- June 2016
Neighbourhood Planning – Renaisi
Support urban communities take up Neighbourhood Planning as a means to influence the future development and regeneration of their areas. The project was commissioned by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

November 2015- June 2016
Southern Housing Group
Research into the experience of Southern Housing Residents who are in low paid or part time work and how Southern Housing can work to support them

May 2016
Lift/Crisis Skylight Brent
Community Research Training for users as researchers for neighbourhood planning

January 2015- April 2016
Hyde Housing
Working as part of Community Collective for an assessment of community centers held by Hyde to explore potential other usage.

May 2015- April 2016
Community Development Foundation
Working in three London Boroughs to support the development of a ‘Community Voice’ as part of a multi-agency approach to reduce group and gang violence in London.

July 2015-April 2016
First Steps with Community Development Foundation and Locality
Supporting two small community groups with developing action plans to improve their neighbourhood and plan for their future.

September 2015 – April 2016
Dartford Big Local
Supporting the development of Tree Community Centre Business Plan

June 2015- April 2016
Community Economic Development (CED) led by Co-operatives UK 
Facilitating Innovative Vision through their CED programme, designed for local community groups and organisations who want to take a lead in shaping their economies for the benefit of local communities. This is in partnership with New Economics Foundation, Locality, Community Development Foundation and the Community Development Finance Association.

July 2015- April 2016
A2 Dominion
Planning and delivery of training on ‘Equality and Diversity’ and ‘Involving Everyone’ for residents

October-November 2015
Queens Park Parish Council
Facilitation of meetings of Parish Councillors to build consensus and progress the Neighbourhood Plan

February 2015-August 2015
Cooperative Development Society
Development of Phoenix Place Community Hub Business Plan

May 2015-July 2015
A2 Dominion Housing Association
Research on Innovative Approaches to Customer Involvement

April 2015-June 2015
Tamil Housing Association
Develop and deliver training in Governance

Feb. 2015-April 2015
Circle Housing Merton Priory
Evaluation of Community Fund with WSA Community Consultants

Febuary 2015-April 2015
Voluntary Action Camden
Interim manager

Sep 2014-January 2015
Genesis Housing Association
Developing and Managing a Community Research Project

Feb 2014-April 2015
Inquilab Housing Association
Review of Community Development Strategy & Interim Community Development Support


Feb 14- May 14
Bengali Workers Association
Business Planning for New Community Centre

Feb 14 – March 14
Circle 33 Housing Trust
Developing application process for Circle Anglia Foundation

November 2013 – March 2014
Genesis Housing Association
Grahame Park – Capacity building small groups

November 2013 – December 2013
Highgate Newtown Community Centre (HNCC)
HNCC – Business plan

July 2013 – December 2013
St Pancras Community Association (SPCA)
SPCA – Business plan

July 2013 – September 2013
Voluntary Action Camden
Target HR – project evaluation

April 2013
Network Housing Group
External Funding Opportunities – The research was to investigate opportunities for attracting additional external funding.

March 2013
Southern Housing Group
Childcare Research – The research was to establish the degree to which childcare is a barrier to employment, and practical ways SHG can support residents to overcome the barrier.

December 2012
Stepney Community Trust
Organisational Review & Development Plan

November 2012
Notting Hill Housing Association
Business Plan; Bolney Meadow Community Centre

Sep 2012
Big Lottery Fund – Talent Match
Workshop Facilitation; London Partnership Development Meeting

July 2012
Lift – Lifting Lives Lifting People
Scoping Exercise and Stakeholder Engagement; Harlesden Community Garden

June 2012
Highgate Newtown Community Centre
Interim Community Centre Director

May 2012
Camden – Transforming Local Infrastructure
Community Centres; Bulk Buying Initiative

March 2012
Genesis Housing Group
Grahame Park Community & Economic Development Strategy

February 2012
Merton Priory Homes
Facilitation of Focus Groups for Community Fund Review

February 2012
Hillside Housing Trust
Employment and Social Regeneration Review and Forward Planning

December 2011
Locality: Building Community Consortium
Evaluation of support programme for neighbourhood planning which is part of CLG’s ‘Supporting Communities and Neighbourhoods in Planning’ programme.

January 2011-Dec 2011
Woodberry Down Community & Economic Development Framework
Support & Facilitation of the Partnership to Coordinate Delivery

January 2011-December 2011
Priory Court Big Local Trust
Partnership Facilitation and Development

November 2011
Hyde Plus
Development of Staff Pack on Monitoring, Impact Assessment & Quality Assurance

September 2011
Centre 404
Evaluation of Family Support Project

April 2011
Priory Court Big Local Trust
Mapping of Local Groups & Business

February 2011
Partners for Improvement Islington
Scoping & Needs Assessment of Residents in Islington

December 2010
Quadrant Gardening Club
Community Research

December 2010
Newlon Housing Trust
Evaluation of Community & Economic Development Activities

October 2010
Genesis Housing Group
Woodberry Down Community & Economic Development Strategy

September 2010
London Borough Camden
St Pancras Community Association Business Plan

August 2010
Genesis Housing Group
Grahame Park Community Centre Pre Business Plan

July 2010
Engineers Forum Nigeria (EFN)
Facilitation of Annual Conference

July 2010
South Kilburn Partnership (SKP)
Financial Inclusion Research

June 2010
Sussex Oakleaf
Training for Users in Committee Skills

May 2010
NHS Wandsworth
Training Users In Evidencing Outcomes

March 2010
Hyde Plus
Development & Implementation of an Impact Assessment Toolkit

Feb. 2010
Wandsworth Care Alliance
Evidencing Outcomes Training

January 2010
Christian Action Housing Association
Establishing a Social Enterprise to Deliver Estate Services

November 2009
Merton Priory Homes (MPH)
Community & Economic Development Strategy & Development of a Community Fund

September 2009
Toynbee Hall
Interim Management of Services Against Financial Exclusion (SAFE)

Aug 2009
Ringcross Neighbourhood Management
Neighbourhood Manager

July 2009
Plot 10
Play Centre Building Development

May 2009
North Road Neighbourhood Group
Neighbourhood Research/Consultation & Action Plan

April 2009
Circle Anglia
Community Development Advice: Innova Park Development

March 2009
Roddons Housing Association
Development of Community Grants Scheme

February 2009
London Rebuilding Society
Review of Home Improvement Scheme

December 2008
Hyde Plus
Impact Assessment Toolkit

December 2008
Wandsworth Care Alliance
Contracts & Commissioning Training for Supporting People Panel Members

September 2008
Southern Housing Group
Employment & Training Strategy

July 2008
Voluntary Sector Resource Centre Business Plan

May 2008
Genesis Housing Group
South Kilburn NDC Capacity Building

May 2008
Bellway Homes
Berner Estate Community Centre Business Plan

April 2008
Camden BME Alliance
Business Plan

April 2008
Camden Society

March 2008
Church Street Neighbourhood Management
Intergenerational Workshop Facilitation

March 2008
Southern Housing Group
Residents Employment & Training Needs Research

March 2008
Count Me In Project – Evaluation

February 2008
Plot 10
Business Plan

February 2008
Brent Crime Reduction Partnership
Facilitation of Awayday

February 2008
Genesis Housing Group
Youth Football Project Evaluation

January 2008
Croydon People Housing Association
Community Development/Resident Involvement Strategy & Implementation

January 2008
Barnsbury Neighbourhood Management
Community Consultation

Dec 2007
Hackney College
Project Evaluation of LDA/ESF Funded Programme

Dec 2007
Community Assets Enterprise
Lottery bid and Social enterprise development

November 2007
Brent Gun Crime Steering Group
Facilitation of Awayday

November 2007
Ringcross Neighbourhood Management
Community Consultation

October 2007
Genesis Housing Group
Local Area Agreement Training

September 2007
National Forum for Financial Inclusion– Business Planning

August 2007
Voluntary Action Westminster
Business Planning & Conflict Resolution Training

July 2007
Genesis Housing Group
Research Employment and Training Activity across the G15 Housing Associations

May 2007
Hackney Council – Estates Plus Programme
Community Consultation

May 2007
Circle Anglia
Community Regeneration Strategy

April 2007
Southwark Council
Consultation and Business Planning for Bankside 123 Community Facility

April 2007
Voluntary Action Westminster
Training in Tendering for Contracts Training, Conflict Resolution & Business Planning

April 2007
New Cross Gate NDC
Neighbourhood Management

March 2007
Kensington Housing Trust
Impact Assessment of Community Fund

February 2007
Camden Federation of Tenants and Residents
Business Planning & Commissioning and Procurement Advise

December 2006
South Kilburn Community Radio

December 2006
New Cross Gate
NDC Review of Neighbourhood Management

December 2006
K&C Social Council
Tendering for Contracts Training

October 2006
Genesis Housing Group
Tendering for Contracts Training for Genesis Community

October 2006
Brent Gun Crime Steering Group
Facilitation of Awayday and Review

September 2006
South Kilburn New Deal for Communities
Resident Workshops on Neighbourhood Management

August 2006
Hyde Plus
South Kilburn Community Regeneration

2002 – 2006
Voluntary Action Camden
Development and delivery of Training Course for voluntary sector organisations on Seizing the Changing Funding Agenda
Commissioning and Procurement training for voluntary sector organisations and Community Centres across 6 London Boroughs
Social Enterprise Training for Community based organisations
Evaluation of Community Chest Grants programme
1:1 Project Development Support for BME Community Organisations
NRF bid to support the establishment of a strategic network for community centres

Circle Anglia Housing Trust
Interim Community Regeneration Support
Matrix of Intervention for Managers
Business Planning for a Community Centre
Resident Consultation and Neighbourhood Planning

Hyde Plus
Neighbourhood Management Programme Support and Development
Coaching Support for Neighbourhood Management Coordinators
Neighbourhood Management Programme Review
Facilitation of Awayday
Community Regeneration Advisor to their South Kilburn bid

March 2006
London Borough Brent
Review Tenants Social Housing Forumdates

January 2006
SW1 Community Radio

December 2005
Camden Central Community Umbrella

September 2005
Christian Action Housing Association
Evaluation of Neighbourhood Wardens Programme

August 2005
Enfield Turkish Cypriot Association
Business Planning

June 2005
Old Ford Housing Association
Interim management & Business Planning

May 2005
L&Q Housing Trust
Evaluation of Access to Banking Project

January 2005
Brent Community Network
Barriers to Participation – Improving Access to the Network from harder to reach groups

November 2005
Holborn Community Association
Interim Management & Business Plan

May 2005
Caversham Older Peoples Network
Forward Plan for Work with Older People

December 2004
Family Housing Association
Best Value Review of Community Regeneration

July 2004
L&Q Housing Trust
Project Manager Change Financial Inclusion Projec

April 2004
Caversham Neighbourhood Partnership
Review and Forward Planning

March 2004
Hopscotch Asian Women’s Centre
Business Plan

January 2004
Westminister City Council and Genesis Housing Group
Sustainability Plan for Neighbourhood Warden Projects

January 2004
Shepherds Bush Healthy Living Centre
Sustainability Plan

September 2003
Kentish Town Community Centre
Business Plan

November 2003
Beauchamp Lodge Settlement
Interim Director & Business Plan

October 2003
Life FM – Community Radio
Project Evaluation and Business Plan

September 2003
Bellingham Neighbourhood Management Project
Programme Action Plan

August 2003
St Pancreas Housing Association
Facilitated a TA to develop a Diversity Action Plan

July 2003
Kilburn into Training and Employment
Developed a Training, Learning and Employment Plan for Kilburn

May 2003
Kings Cross Railway Lands Group

Assisted to develop a Business Plan and SRB application

April 2003
Brent Community Network
Brent Community Network Evaluation

March 2003
Old Oak Housing Association
Interim community regeneration management

February 2003
Honor Oak Partnership (HOP)
Initiated a neighbourhood management pilot project

January 2003
Castlehaven Community Association
Business plan for a Youth Centre

January 2003
Quest Trust
Reviewed of resident involvement in LSP and Southwarks Community Empowerment Network.

October 2002
Advised and Supported Youth Development

Sep 2002
Network Housing Association
Community development support to an estate in North Paddington

Sep 2002
Family Housing Association
Project Managed 5 projects

Sep 2002
Kingsgate, Sidings & Abbey Camden Community Centres, Camden
Consultation of stakeholders and users in the development of community centre business plans

July 1995
Musicworks, a London Based Community Music Project
Evaluation of a Musical System Used by the Music Project