Liz Gadd

Liz works within NPC’s Research and Consulting team as a Senior Consultant. She works with charities and funders to improve their effectiveness and efficiency.

She has 20 years’ experience in the charity sector. Prior to joining NPC, Liz worked and volunteered in charities of all sizes working across a diverse range of issues in the UK and internationally. Her previous experience includes with the British Red Cross on UK strategy and impact and then with The Challenge Network on programme and strategy development. Previously Liz spent several years in India as an Organisational Development Advisor via Voluntary Service Overseas.

Liz has a special interest in supporting environmental organisations and bridging the divide between social and environmental charities. She has most recently been supporting On The Edge Conservation on funder good practice, Client Earth on impact, and supporting J Leon on eNGO due diligence. She is a passionate advocate for mental health issues and advises the Stone Family Foundation’s mental health programme.

In a personal capacity, Liz is a trustee of the Environmental Funders Network, as well as the charity Pesticide Action Network UK, and is an advisor to the community interest company Just One Tree.

She holds a BA in History and an MA in Politics from the University of Sheffield, as well as qualifications in project management and change management.

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