A and M
We are conveners and strategists with a passion for digital technology and data, and the potential of its application for social good.
We have extensive experience working with businesses and non-profit organisations on strategy, business development, programme design, communications, fundraising, change management and leadership.
Mary Jane likes to bring diverse groups of people together to solve problems and nurture new ideas from concept to implementation. Her career has focused on cultural regeneration, creative producing, social investment and latterly research into innovation ecosystems, philanthropy and systems leadership.
Mary Jane has set up and consulted for a number of startups within the creative industries and social sector, including: Eco Capacity Exchange - global platform for non-monetary trade, New Markets Lab - for The Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Partnership with USAID, The Creative Society, Bond for Hope, and The Old Vic Tunnels.
Andy leads our insight work and is currently developing our new initiative Data + People with a range of cross sector partners.
Andy has published a number of reports focusing on charities’ use of technology, and is fascinated by the potential impact of this area of work.
Andy has held a range of senior posts, including Chief Executive of the UK Youth Parliament, and Head of Democratic Services for an inner London borough. He has regularly advised Ministers, presented at conferences and to Parliamentary committees on a range of policy issues.