I have authored and contributed to several policy documents in a number of fields, ranging from corporate IT, to urban regeneration, community sector standards, Cornish devolution, Cornish language support, and higher education.
Head of Research for the Cornish Constitutional Convention. Conducted a series of policy development workshops and developed associated policy documentation. Edited and co-authored Devolution for One and All, The Case for Cornwall, and Devolution for Prosperity, all of which had a national readership.
Lobbied for and Promoted Cornish language funding support, including with government ministers, MPs, and the language community. Authored several documents.
Camborne Pool Redruth Regeneration – Authored several policy documents – Carried out research into brownfield site regeneration policy to enable the business to gain a better understanding of inhibitors to demand for remediated land. Research formed the basis of a partnership policy with developers.
Penzance Town Council – Proposals for the inclusion of Penzance in Cornwall’s Key Towns Strategy.
Cornwall Inter-Link – Developed and Implemented the ILCM Quality Standard
- Managed, developed and delivered an accreditation programme for voluntary and community sector organisations, accrediting 250 community groups in Cornwall during tenure. Bid for and delivered a number of programmes, developing Cornwall’s network of community groups from 1,800 organisations to just over 4,000
- Liaised with the Patent Office to set up the Certification Mark and related regulations to be granted to accredited groups. As a registered IRCA Lead Auditor (ISO 9001), managed the preparation of a quality management system, including policies, procedures, forms and templates, organised quality assurance systems and conducted internal audits, leading to the granting of ISO:9001 certification
Partnership Toolkit – Co-authored and published Partnership Toolkit for Community Organisations, subsequently adopted as part of the standard training suite for voluntary / community groups in Cornwall in the training of senior staff or trustees
Community Sector Coalition – Established Community Interest Company and set up governance structure
Provided Consulting services to Cornwall MIND including workshop facilitation, designed to act as a platform for deciding whether to proceed with a merger of organisations.
Corporate IT Policy
British Aerospace Airbus Ltd – Deployed by senior management to carry out post implementation reviews of failing or failed IT projects within the Airbus Filton and Broughton (North Wales) plants – authored corporate IT policies, contributed to BAe group policies and Airbus (European) IT quality standards