Kim is an independent business & fundraising consultant with over 10 years of experience of third sector organisations, including 7 in funding management. She works on a range of community projects, from large scale capital appeals, to short project based assignments; offering both strategic as well as practical hands-on support.
She can also provide training and mentoring in face-to-face fundraising for trustees, chief executives and fundraising teams.
Kim has experience in both the private and third sector. She was the first female senior manager for the Chamber of Commerce in Leeds and headed up the Business Link Social Enterprise contract for them. More recently, as Development Manager for Headingley Development Trust, Kim has help facilitate the asset transfer of a former primary school building into Headingley Enterprise and Arts Centre. Capital funding of over £1.4M was achieved in a number of ways including the, at the time, initiative community share issue campaign which raised over £105,000 from local residents.
She is a graduate in Civil Engineering and Architecture from the University of Leeds and has experience of taking capital appeals from initial feasibility studies, project management of large scale building refurbishment to successful opening launch events.