Kathleen Christie is an experienced campaigner, charity learning partner and trainer. She works across the charity sector including with Amnesty International, Mencap and the Criminal Justice Alliance. Kathleen is the Course Director for SMK’s Campaign Carousel programme and keeps an eye on the content and quality of SMK’s training, as well as delivering core courses and coaching Carousel participants @kathchristie3
Marcia is a campaign strategist with 20 years of experience working with diverse communities. She has worked with UK and international charities including Save the Children, Plan UK, Mencap, RNLI & Amnesty International. Marcia leads SMK’s youth training offer working to build young activists’ understanding of and confidence in creating lasting change. @marciawalks
Colin has ten years’ experience of working with young people since doing a BA Youth Work and Community Development (JNC) Degree in 2010. He is currently the Senior Participation Youth Worker at MAP Young People in Norfolk and is passionate for youth participation and youth rights. @Colin_Dutton87
A recognised thought leader in understanding how social movements make change happen. I specialise in movement research, campaign strategy, developing and managing activist networks, deep organising and training.
Experienced in policy analysis, research and campaign design, as well as advising on organisational and political strategy.
Independent consultant & coach on campaigning, communications & fundraising to international & UK NGOs, specialising in gender rights.
Shauneen is a barrister and attorney who is dedicated to using the law as a tool for social justice and her strategic litigation work has regularly changed the law. As the co-founder and CEO of Just for Kids Law, she developed the holistic model of representation for children. Shauneen delivers SMK’s ‘Using the legal system to achieve change’ training. @ShauneenLambe
Dr Mena Fombo
Founding Director of Black Girl Convention, a Social enterprise campaigning for equality focused on Creativity, Everyday Activism and Connecting Communities.
Working for change, learning and justice. A freelance campaigns and strategy development consultant.
Writer, Comedian, Broadcaster and author of How to Own the Room.
Advocacy and Campaigns Consultant and former head of campaigns at World Development Movement and former campaign coordinator at Amnesty International UK.
Independent campaigner and teacher supporting charities and not-for-profits to campaign for change.
Head of Scottish campaigns, Global Justice Now
Consultant and Coach – specialising in policy influencing, advocacy, campaigns and change management.
Associate Director of Social Justice for the Dartington Hall Trust and previous Director of Equality Innovation at The Young Foundation.
Coach, facilitator and consultant working with clients in all sectors to help people think clearly, improve workplace performance and develop leadership skills.
A policy analyst and researcher with over twenty years working in the academic and voluntary sectors.
A consultant in strategic change and innovative programme development, particularly for public sector leaders.
A freelance consultant, who provides evaluation and strategy support to, a wide range of funders, national and international NGOs and networks.
A consultant offering support on policy, influencing and strategy and executive coaching and mentoring, with particular focus on voluntary sector change, impact, and support for women senior leaders.
SMK is always looking for experienced people who can facilitate training, speak at events or join our Associate pool.
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