Roger Parry

Director

Roger is the Founder of Agenda Consulting. He has worked since 1985 in the public and not-for-profit sectors as a management consultant – 8 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers and a similar period with Compass Partnership. He has worked with boards, chief executives and senior managers in the following sectors: social care, housing, international development, associations and unions, central Government and Non-Departmental Public Bodies.

Internationally Roger has worked in Kenya, South Africa and in Tanzania where he started and led a new consultancy practice for PricewaterhouseCoopers for 2 years. Roger has an MBA from London Business School and a BA in Mathematics from Oxford.

Tim Walters

Principal Consultant

Tim Walters is a Principal Consultant with Agenda Consulting. He is a very experienced project manager, partnering with organisations on their employee and volunteer engagement survey projects including Dimensions, Islamic Relief, National Autistic Society, Oxfam International, Plan International, Royal Voluntary Service, United Response, WaterAid, UN Women and Zoological Society of London.

More widely he leads our Third Sector, Volunteer and Social Care engagement survey practices, manages the Research Team, has overall responsibility for directing our benchmarking studies including People Count and Volunteers Count and takes a lead on the development of Reflections – our survey and benchmarking software.

Tim joined Agenda in 2008 and worked previously for a market research company. He is a qualified Prince2 Practitioner and has a BA in English and Philosophy from Leeds University.

John Palien

Principal Consultant

John is a Principal Consultant.  Having joined Agenda Consulting in September 2017, John brings many years of human resource experience from the corporate, consultant and international non-governmental organisation sectors.  Based in Annapolis, MD, John will focus on assisting new and existing clients in the United States.

John is a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) and has a Bachelor’s degree from American University’s School of International Service.

Catherine Wearden

Senior Consultant

Catherine has 20 years’ experience working with and for not-for-profit organisations, having started as an agency Account Manager on Fundraising projects for charities before joining YMCA England’s Fundraising team. Most recently she spent twelve years at Oxfam, where she managed the Supporter Relationship Management team, responsible for the Database Analysis and Selections functions, and the Acquisition team. Whilst working in Fundraising, Catherine’s natural tendency was to analyse and use data and evidence to support decision-making. As a member of management teams in Oxfam, Catherine was responsible for understanding the findings of Staff Engagement surveys as they related to her own team and wider Division, and found they were a valuable source of impartial evidence of how staff were feeling at work, and helped to underpin discussions about where to focus effort and what strategies might improve staff engagement. Catherine has a BA Hons in Modern Languages from Oxford University.

Helene Tran

Research Consultant

Helene joined Agenda in January 2018 as a Research Consultant. She is responsible for working with clients to support their employee and volunteer surveys and is experienced at working with a wide range of UK and international clients. She has a BA in International Development and South East Asian Studies and an MSc in Sustainability (Climate Change) from the University of Leeds.

Aidan Stead

Research Assistant

Aidan joined as Research Assistant in June 2018. Aidan is responsible for working with clients to support their employee and volunteer surveys and is experienced at working with a number of UK and international clients. He has a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from University of West of England.

Clare Harris

Head of Business Development

Clare worked in a number of senior management positions in academic publishing for more than 10 years. She has also been a consultant advising organisations on how to improve their service offerings through their people.  Her work includes employee research, performance management, change management and benchmarking, She has worked in the voluntary and private sectors. Clare has a BA in Languages for Business and a Diploma in Management.

Caroline Oates

Marketing and Sales Manager

Caroline joined Agenda in July 2015.  She works with the Business Development team and her role includes both marketing and event management. Caroline has experience in hospitality, and is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, working towards Chartered Marketer status.

Samantha Thornley

Business Development Administrator

Samantha joined Agenda in November 2016 as a Business Development Administrator and works closely with the Business Development team. Samantha has a strong hospitality background and a HND in Business, Finance and Tourism.

Our partners

Association of Mental Health Providers AVM Charities HR Network Charity Comms Heritage Volunteering Group Hospice UK Humentum National Care Forum National Union of Students NCVO Voluntary Organisations Disability Group

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Agenda Consulting
27 Park End Street
Oxford
OX1 1HU
UK

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