I joined the Advisory & Impact team in 2015 and became an Analyst in 2018. I joined Bates Wells from school and my previous roles at the firm were as a member of the Facilities Admin department and as a Legal Admin within the Charity and Social Enterprise team, experience which has been particularly useful for joint working with our legal colleagues.
I have worked across each of Advisory & Impact’s practice areas, including fundraising, strategy and I am currently particularly interested in our impact and social impact work.
Since Bates Wells has become a B Corp I have enjoyed getting involved in the various B Lab events and I’ve become interested in finding ways for us to work with business in the for-purpose area.
Local Authority funding cuts were making securing funding for their students was becoming increasingly challenging. By helping them measure and quantify the impact of their provision they are now able to demonstrate this to funding panels and to potential students and their families.
We did this through creating a Theory of Change for the centre’s activities and designing process diagrams for use in a public consultation event.