Meet Purple Vision’s Associate Consulting team
Our associate consultant team are hand picked based on their practical experience, expertise and qualification. They work with the Purple Vision team to bring extra skills and specialist expertise to client projects. The team offer a broad spectrum of commercial and non profit experience, technical skills and broad experience outside their particular specialism to support people development, training, change management alongside technical competency. As you’d expect from ‘purple’ people, the team are personable, great at listening, understanding and delivering what you want – and what you need.
Bertie BosrédonAssociate Consultant
Bertie has spent 18 years in digital communications, marketing and fundraising working with organisations including the British Heart Foundation and Breast Cancer Care. He’s worked with over 60 organisations as consultant.
digital strategy, online fundraising, social media, internal and external engagement, governance and processes, technology and tools selection.
Bertie teaches web strategy and design to 11 year old children at his local primary school, presents and produces a podcast ‘Bertie talks to the leader’, and is digital champion for the Institute of Fundraising Insight Group. As if that is not enough, he’s an online marketing adviser for the National Funding Scheme and a very accomplished photographer.
Lawrance TittertonAssociate Consultant
Lawrance has more than 20 years’ experience in IT, the majority of which has been spent with not for profits. He specialises in Salesforce for small non profits and delivers our Purple Vision Salesforce NPSP QuickStart service and support for Gift Aid for NPSP.
Business analyst, project manager, business planning, Salesforce administration, test manager, trainer, product manager, mentor
Salesforce Advanced Administrator
Lawrance is joint founder and chairman of Alongside Africa, a UK registered charity, and Alongside Africa Uganda, a registered Ugandan non-profit. He is an experienced road runner with more than 20 marathons under his belt – but goes a bit shorter these days! He’s learning to play the blues guitar (bungee jumping was vetoed).
Gerard McMurtrieActiveIS Director | Consultant
Having written commercial software for the City whilst at University, trained as a Chartered Accountant and Auditor and then returned to commercial software development, Gerard co-founded ActiveIS in 1997 at the commercial advent of the web to create websites, intranets, extranets and web applications.
34 years’ software development experience including: systems architecture design, business requirements analysis / documentation / consultancy, website infrastructure specification / implementation, project management, SQL Server development, SharePoint, Sitecore, Umbraco, WordPress website & portal strategy.
Find out more about Gerard and his work via our Partner Pages - ActiveIS
Jonathan CookAssociate Consultant
Jonathan has 15 years’ experience as a strategic, analytical fundraiser. He specialises in the three ‘I’s – Insight, Innovation and Impact. He’s worked in charities of all sizes and genres to help them understand donors, supporters and key stakeholders using a combination of qualitative and quantitative analysis turned into creative fundraising.
marketing strategy, strategic planning, integrated marketing, business analytis, market research, data analysis, SPSS, customer insight, stakeholder engagement, Propensity Modelling
Memberships and Accreditation:
Institute of Fundraising
fundraising and communications, analytics including donor development, appeals and supporter offers, supporter segmentation analysis and modelling, supporter acquisition, communication strategy and case for support.
Jonathan likes music and the theatre. He has a young son and is a keen musician; if you hunt hard enough in old record shops you may be able to find some of his records from his youth.
Dawn VarleyAssociate Consultant
Dawn has over 15 years’ experience in the not for profit sector, ranging from a starting point as a receptionist as a way in, to Database Manager, to consultant and all the way up to Director of Marketing and Fundraising. She now undertakes a range of interim, project and consultancy roles. She has experience across a range of charities, including health, age, disabilities, international development and animal welfare and has lead teams on fundraising, campaigns, data management and supporter care.
Skills: Fundraising (traditional, digital and strategy), CRM implementation and data migration, project management, CRM and digital strategy, marketing communications, public relations, campaigning, governance.
Membership/Accreditations: MInstF(Dip) via both PG Dip Marketing and Fundraising (Cass Business School) and IoF Direct Marketing Diploma.
About: Despite being from Northern cobbles, Dawn is a dedicated Londoner and likes to make the most of her city by visiting the theatre, museums, comedy and music happenings. Ideally this also includes beer festivals. . She has served time on both the IoF Board of Trustees and the IoF Standards Committee. A dedicated animal fan, she has volunteered at Battersea Dog & Cats Home as a dog walker for almost 5 years. She is also a self-confessed data and governance geek!
Paul JacksonAssociate Consultant
Paul has 20+ years’ experience working with IT, both in the commercial and not for profit sectors. He has helped charities both large and small.
Database management, CRM, project management, business analysis, systems development, SQL Server, thankQ.
Salesforce Certified Administrator
consultancy for thankQ and Salesforce
Paul is a marathon runner – he’s completed 7 races, including two London marathons for the Alzheimer’s Society. He enjoys acting even more and regularly performs at the Minack Open Air theatre in Cornwall. His four children have to compete with his lifelong allegiance to Chelsea FC!
Glyn ThomasAssociate Consultant
Glyn Thomas has worked for more than 8 years with various non-profit organizations in Europe. Glyn lectures and training in the field e-Campaigning Strategy, Online Fundraising and Analytics
all things digital but specifically e-campaiging and online fundraising
Digital Marketing, Campaigning, Digital Transformation, Project Management"
English , French, German, SpanishAbout :
Glyn is an exceptional photographer, tinkles about on the piano and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He’s always looking out for the next big thing in digital.
Jyotirmaya Hull-JurkovicAssociate Consultant
Jyoti has more than 20 years’ experience in the UK not-for-profit sector, bringing value to members and donors online experience through integrated approaches and a focus on the core constitutent database of an organisation. He has worked with many membership organisations and enterprise fundraising charities, as well as small ‘shoestring’ organisations.
MSSQL, MySQL, MS Server admin, Linux, IIS, Apache, Web design (CSS, HTML), PHP, Task Cente Automation, Visual Basic, e-marketing, mobile, web-integration, automation.
Institute of Fundraising, MCDBA, Bsc Materials Engineering
iMIS, Salesforce, Progress, digital automation, web integration
Jyoyti practises yoga and meditation and as a result is always calm to work with! He is an avid surfer (when he can get to the ocean), and is involved with a homelessness charity, Amurt, for whom he is treasurer and trustee.
Colin KempAssociate Consultant
Colin’s experience melds fundraising leadership (across legacies, individual giving and digital marketing) with an earlier career as MD of a firm of financial advisers. His consultancy work now spans both worlds, with a particular focus on guiding Boards as they seek a greater supporter or client focus. In the nfp sector this means helping build the policy & process framework to deliver fundraising confidence through compliance, & helping fundraising teams work with both each other and the Codes of Practice.Skills:
Fundraising strategy and training– especially legacies, individual giving and working cross organisationally on those. New fundraising environment – constraints and opportunities. Fundraising governance. Fundraising in faith based context.services
Memberships and Accreditations Institute of Fundraising
Sometime thespian – at the comic / panto end of the spectrum; keen photographer who has sold a disturbing number of cow pictures to across the Pond. Campaigner on international poverty issues; was instrumental in his hometown gaining Fairtrade Town status.
Duncan ThreadgouldAssociate Consultant
Duncan has spent the past 15 years in marketing database management for marketing and fundraising, adding a smattering of IT management. His career has been focused mainly on the non-profit sector from fundraising charities, through to membership organisations and political parties.
Database/CRM Management and development, Project Management, Database/CRM Management and development, Project Management, Training
Raiser’s Edge consulting and strategy
Duncan is a fan of Harlequins, and can often be found ‘hoofing’ round a rugby pitch in an effort to keep fit. He’s also a car fan, loving nothing more than a bit of travelling and the open road.
John DrakeAssociate Consultant
John Drake has had over 8 years database experience working in the not for profit sector, ranging from Health, Education and Charity organisations. Specialising in Raiser’s Edge, he offers a no nonsense friendly approach to data, taking the mystery and jargon out of what can be a confusing
database administrator, database management, Raiser’s Edge, all things data
data, fundraising, analytics including donor development, appeals and supporter offers, supporter segmentation analysis and modelling
Alice PerryAssociate Consultant
Alice has more than ten years’ experience in alumni relations, fundraising, student recruitment, communications and marketing, for universities, schools, membership/professional bodies, political organisations, charities and other not-for-profits.
Alumni relations development (including setting offices up from scratch), alumni/membership fundraising, telephone fundraising, annual giving, project management, events management, volunteer management, campaigns, student recruitment, communications and marketing
Chartered Institute of Marketing (Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing), Institute of Fundraising (Certificate and Diploma in Fundraising), Chartered Management Institute (Certificate and Diploma in Management)
Alice loves art and would love to pursue a qualification in art history. She has an amateur interest in architecture and instagramming buildings. She is a local Councillor (and since being elected in 2011 has learned more about the Regent’s Canal towpath than you can possibly imagine
Usman AliAssociate Consultant
Usman is a web developer and has been helping charities and small to medium sized organisations with websites and digital marketing on a day-to-day basis for more than 5 years. Along with his local clients and various start-ups, he has also carried out work for Handicap International UK and Pancreatic Cancer UK, as well as supporting Purple Vision. Usman is a graduate of City University.
Skills: Web design and development, digital marketing, wire-framing user interfaces, project planning
About: An avid motorcyclist, and avid member of the motorcycle community, Usman used to work in the industry before he moved to making websites. He is a big fan of all things open-source and a self-confessed part-time geek and tinkerer– from self-learning app development to tinkering with computers, tinkering in the shed, tinkering with the bike ….
Jo Brailsford-FinnisAssociate Consultant
Jo has 12 years experience in development, alumni relations, digital marketing and fundraising for Universtiies, independent schools and arts and music organisations.
Website development, alumni relations, databases, fundraising, Raiser’s Edge, NetCommunity, marketing communications, social media marketing, database marketing, event planning.
Memberships and Accreditations
Institute of Fundraising, MA in Applied Research (specialising in Arts Marketing)
Integrating Raiser’s Edge and NetCommunity with social media to develop interactive supporter relations and fundraising systemsAbout:
Jo studied Egyptology, enjoys fencing, bakes a huge amount and helps out as much as she can at her daughters school. She teaches web design and strategy to 11 year old kids at her local primary school.
Sara ShailerAssociate Consultant
Sara has nearly twenty years’ experience in commercial, social enterprise and not-for-profit organisations initially managing projects and then working more strategically on marketing strategy, as well as providing insight through research interventions, qualitative and quantitative, and enabling organisations to provide their own insight through facilitation.
marketing strategy, research, facilitation, change management, project management
Associate member of Market Research Society (MRS) MBA (Warwick); Prince2 and Programme and Project Sponsorship (APMG) .
research input on supporter profiling and segmentation; facilitation on key client meetings, consultancy work on positioning and brand development
Sara is always exploring – whether walking in the Costwolds where she lives or further afield. She photographs nature and the built landscape and is involved locally in her church and is a volunteer team leader at a Children’s Contact Centre.
Andy LinternAssociate Consultant
Andy is a global subject matter expert in Knowledge Management solutions for fundraising departments of UN agencies and NGOs. Andy began consulting for Ernst & Young, before moving to Knowledge Management in the non-profit sector, deploying KM strategies at Save the Children and WFP, and implementing CRM database solutions at the UN Foundation, UN University, Pact and UNDP.Andy has presented to many UN agencies on the subject of CRM within private sector partnerships divisions, most recently at the UN HQ in New York in 2015 and in Addis Ababa in 2014.
Andy’s experience stretches broadly across the non-profit sector where he also holds several board positions with mid-sized international charities.Skills:
CRM deployment, Salesforce, knowledge management, business analytics, strategic planning, data analysis, fundraising, partnerships.
Andy studied economics in Southampton, lives in Italy, is a keen runner, drummer and is now training to become a scuba diver instructor.
Jeff SummersAssociate Consultant
Jeff has been using SalesForce for nearly 12 years while working in a variety of operations and management roles. Jeff joined Purple Vision in 2015.
Marketing, Digital Marketing, Email, Web, Social Media, Operations, System Configuration, System Management, Roadmap Planning,
SalesForce Certified Administrator, SalesForce Certified Advanced Administrator, SalesForce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant, SalesForce Service Cloud Consultant, SalesForce Marketing Cloud Email Expert, SalesForce Pardot Certified Consultant.
Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Pardot, Automations, Email Marketing.About:
Jeff has lived abroad and travelled extensively while living abroad. Jeff loves cycling and reading.
Petra GambleAssociate Consultant
Petra is a native German speaker and has worked as a German Language Assistant at local schools and as a German tutor for the past 6 years. Prior to that, she translated marketing and website texts before gaining some fundraising experience in her children’s school parent committee and scout group. In her previous career, Petra worked for renowned international clients in Düsseldorf and London based advertising agencies, last as an Account Manager.Skills:
Native German, fluent English, conversational French and Spanish. Diploma in Marketing & Communication (evening studies at DAMK Düsseldorfer Akademie für Marketing & Kommunikation). Working with pupils of all ages, low-key fundraising, translations. Previously: pan-European through-the-line project handling including media spending, financial monitoring and monthly billing, monitoring of market shares and organising international seminars, a.o.
2nd Harpenden Scouts Administration, Group Secretary and Fundraiser
Petra teaches German - mainly sixth formers but also younger children - at a local secondary school, is a scout fundraiser and sings in a local choir, for which she also designs and coordinates the concert programmes. She has two teenage children with her English husband. Petra enjoys the outdoors, walking (and recently jogging with) the family dog, travelling, skiing and other sports, reading, cooking and time with family and friends, and she should practice playing the piano more often….
Gemma CutlerAssociate Consultant
For the past 13 years, Gemma has been delivering customer centric software training in CRM systems. She has spent the last 10 years in the not-for-profit sector focussing on fundraising and associated activities.
Teaching/Training, ProgressCRM, SQL, Office suite and Salesforce.
ProgressCRM, Salesforce, Software Training – if I can learn it, I can teach it
Gemma loves indoor climbing and can often be found on a dance floor practicing Ceroc to any remotely ‘dancey’ music. She’s lucky that work gives her a chance to travel, so for business and pleasure she’s working her way through the alphabet – X might be tricky!