Other consultants and consultancies

Other Consultants

Roger Jackson, regeneration specialist

Roger-Jackson-250Roger Jackson has a successful track record in the management and delivery of area regeneration programmes in Manchester, Liverpool and Blackburn. Roger’s last full-time post before taking early retirement, was that of Regeneration Manager (South) with Manchester City Council. He was corporate project manager for the £25 million regeneration of Wythenshawe Forum Centre as a community service hub delivering leisure, adult and post-16 learning, health and childcare services, and he led the initial project phase of the redevelopment of Manchester City FC’s former ground at Maine Road. Previous posts include working for Liverpool City Council managing community programmes in the Speke and Garston areas. Roger has significant experience in strategic regeneration planning, partnership-building, the development of innovative community infrastructure projects, and neighbourhood-based community development. He has led a number of Creative Heritage commissions, including business planning and market appraisals for Sheffield Old Town Hall, Ashton Town Hall, London Mill, Leek and Tickford Street, Newport Pagnell. Contact Roger Jackson

Elizabeth Speed, research consultant

Elizabeth (Liz) recently took early retirement from many years as a Research Manager at the Equality and  Human Rights Commission. Prior to this she worked for the Equal Opportunities Commission in a similar role: writing research specifications, managing externally commissioned projects, editing resulting reports to publication standard and writing briefings for internal and external use. She brings skills that transfer well into the heritage and regeneration sector, together with a passion for visiting historic towns and visitor attractions. Contact Liz Speed 

David Lowther, finance consultant

David is a highly experienced chartered accounted, with experience in finance roles that combine analysis, strategy, creativity, communication and hands-on implementation. A Trustee of several charitable trusts engaged in the re-use of listed buildings, he brings abilities in business planning, financial forecasting and cash flow analysis. For Creative Heritage, David has enjoyed applying his private sector expertise to projects for local authority clients. Contact David Lowther 

Associated consultancies

Chris Chadwick Consultancy

www.christinechadwick.co.uk
Chris-Chadwick-250Chris Chadwick Consultancy provides a range of support for the cultural, heritage and arts sector. The practice specialises in learning, interpretation and audience development and works with individual museums, galleries and heritage sites across the UK to develop policies and strategies to improve resilience and sustainability. Chris has 8 years’ experience as a Mentor and Expert Adviser on learning and participation for the HLF (Heritage Lottery Fund) and has helped develop a number of Activity Plans, resulting in successful round 2 applications to HLF, levering £15m of investment into the sector. Services also include Project Evaluation and Training. Contact Chris Chadwick

Roddie MacLean, Mattin MacLean Architects

RoddieRoddie’s expertise lies in adding value to property through a proper analysis of the use of space, exploiting light and volume to create liveable environments to meet modern lifestyles and the multi-functionality of contemporary business use. Based in the High Peak, the practice has considerable experience of work in sensitive rural environments, the Peak National Park and green belts. Many of its projects involve historic buildings, often listed and / or in conservation areas. Roddie is also a developer, and manages a portfolio of retained property – residential, commercial and holiday accommodation. He has worked with Creative Heritage on a number of HLF Townscape Heritage schemes, including undertaking condition surveys and supporting the development of the detailed scheme plan for Carrington Street, Nottingham and Leeming Street, Mansfield. He has contributed to feasibility studies for London Mill, Leek; Sheffield Old Town Hall; Hardwick Hall, Buxton and Ashton Town Hall.  Contact Roddie MacLean

Pete Brown, Access, learning & interpretation

petebrbrown.co.uk
pb-black-2-croppedPete has worked with and for museums, galleries and historic houses for over 20 years, interpreting science, nature, art, history and human cultures for a wide range of audiences through learning activities, outreach, exhibition making and gallery development. He has worked with collections as varied as stingrays and steam engines. He gained his MA in Interpretive Studies from the University of Leicester in 2009.
Pete has many years’ experience of audience development work, often aligning with and contributing to local and regional agendas such as community cohesion and regeneration and including visitors and users as advisers and co-producers, sounding boards and partners for piloting ideas. His expertise also includes content development (research, writing and editing, liaison with designers and contractors); community and collaboration (outreach coordination, partnership brokerage and volunteer development); learning and engagement (programme development, delivery, evaluation and reporting), and strategy and management (planning and policy, workforce development and grant applications). Contact Pete Brown