Arun Sharma

Director & Founder

Arun’s extensive experience stretches across both commercial and not-for-profit sectors. Following a ten-year career in the insurance industry, he held senior corporate and commercial positions at Marie Curie, Shelter and Age UK, deliver multi-million pound strategic partnerships with M&S, Tesco, Santander and EDF Energy. In 2013 Arun joined the ITV CSR team. During his time he grew the fundraising for campaigns such as Text Santa and Soccer Aid and developed partnerships with The Cabinet Office, DfID, Big Lottery and World Rugby. Arun runs the recruitment and training side of the business, but also provides strategic and operational support with fundraising.

Justin Leahy

Director & Founder

Justin has a commercial background and was part of the team at Oliver Wyman developing their positioning offer. His experience cuts across business strategy and positioning, through business development and communications. As comfortable interviewing architects from across the USA as he is coaching senior management in not-for-profits in the UK, Justin’s commercial clients have included M&S, Audi, Canon & Philips Electronics, while he leads on all our business strategy advice for not-for-profit clients working with the Home Office.

Rebecca Millburn


Rebecca has specialised in the non-for-profit sector with over 10 years of experience working within fundraising.  With a career involved in many successful national and international charities (British Heart Foundation, Save the Children, Marie Curie Cancer Care, The Institute of Cancer Research) she has gained a breath of knowledge of all types of fundraising.  More recently Rebecca headed up the Corporate Account Management team at Save the Children where she lead and grew a team of more than 30 fundraisers. Her leadership has delivered market leading multi-million pound strategic global partnerships (Tesco, GSK, IKEA, Reckitt Benckiser) raising in excess of £35m.  Whether she is leading, mentoring or motivating a teams operational or strategic delivery Rebecca is at home supporting not for profits achieve their goals.

Jane Tingle

Associate Director 

Jane has nearly twenty years’ experience of raising funds from grant-giving bodies in the not-for-profit sector. After heading up the trusts and foundation team at Addaction, she spent a decade at Farm Africa, during which time she quadrupled income from trusts and foundations and managed a team responsible for raising £7 million from UK, US and European trusts and foundations, as well as bilateral and multilateral donors. An acute attention to detail, coupled with an instinctive flair for crafting stories and summarising complex information, has seen Jane raise funds for a variety of projects: from music in prisons to forest conservation, women’s microcredit to young people’s mental health, agricultural marketing to adults with learning difficulties.

Alan Taylor

Associate Director

Alan has longstanding experience working in corporate responsibility and social action at large organisations. His core expertise is delivering programmes and campaigns working with partners including charities and not for profit organisations. He also helps organisations identify gaps and opportunities to enable them to become more responsible businesses. He has created and led on multiple social action programmes, behaviour change campaigns and has developed corporate responsibility strategies in the commercial, public and not-for-profit sectors. Organisations Alan has worked for include the Post Office leading on their Corporate Responsibility programme and charity strategy, the BBC on its digital literacy campaigning and most recently the Prime Minister’s Dementia Friends programme at Alzheimer’s Society.