Our team

It's more than just a job for us

Meet our team

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Carroll Lloyd

Co- Founder and Director. BSc Psychology
Will get up and sing along in the theatre

Carroll is a co-founder of NFP Consulting and brings 20 years’ experience working for the charity and the wider not for profit sector recruiting to senior appointments and teams for small and medium sized organisations. She enjoys working on a mixed caseload of assignments including finding some of the sectors top rated directors of finance, fundraising, HR and marcomms. As someone with a keen interest in psychology Carroll is also the lead contact for NFP’s HR consultancy services which includes salary reviews, team building and psychometric testing.

Carroll worked for charities in frontline services prior to entering search and selection and was also a trustee for two welfare charities. 

Outside of work Carroll enjoys spending time on the road with Gloria (her VW Campervan) entertaining, live art, cooking, good wine, reading, walking Muddy (her dog), and spinning. 

Paul Nott

Principal Consultant. BA (Hons)
Drove a car fueled by chip fat

With 18 years in the third sector, Paul started his career in the sector as a shop manager for Cancer Research UK and worked across a variety of income streams up to the level of fundraising director. 

Alongside his day job of recruiting Paul has been a trustee as well as founding a national charity.  He volunteers his time with small and medium charities, supporting their staff and board to develop and deliver new and innovative fundraising strategies. 

Paul’s passion is long-term career partnership, working with charity professionals to plan their futures beyond role titles and salary levels and truly valuing work/life balance, beneficiary outcomes and simple day-to-day satisfaction. Paul mentors a handful of excellent fundraisers across a range of disciplines. 
A self-confessed fundraising nerd, Paul’s mission is to help as many charities as possible to de-silo their fundraising teams and by this to increase their income and retain their best staff.

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Shivani Smith

Principal Consultant. MA Public Policy and Management, BSc (Hons) Sociology
07985 712 387
Thinks chocolate for breakfast is a good idea

Shivani is an accomplished professional with a deep knowledge of the UK charity sector and a strong background in business development. She brings over 18 years of strategy, marketing, operational, sales, fundraising, management and client facing experience gained in SMEs and charities.

In her previous role, Shivani was Business Development Director at nfpSynergy, a well-respected and established company that provides research and consultancy services for charities and other not-for-profit organisations. Prior to this she was Corporate Partnerships and Innovation Manager for Rathbone, which supports young people not in education, employment and training.

Shivani was also an Account Manager at C&E Advisory, a consultancy advising charities and companies on partnership working and before this she helped to set up The Twist Partnership, a not for profit organisation that delivers leadership development courses for schools, community groups and business leaders through cross sector partnerships.

Her voluntary experience includes being a trustee at StreetKids International and working as a Respite Carer for Volunteering Matters and Coordinator for the UNICEF Somalia Support Centre, Nairobi, Kenya. She is currently Deputy Chair of the board of trustees for Khulisa UK and is on the board for the Advocacy Academy. 

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Simon Lloyd

Founding Director
07961 988 523
Loves his campervan

A Founding Director, Simon now brings over a decade of executive search and selection experience in the nfp sector. The range of successful appointments achieved to date include Chief Executive and other board-level appointments to six figure salary levels for a diversity of organisations including mainstream and niche charities, membership and trade associations, arts and heritage organisations and university development departments. Other assignments that Simon has successfully concluded include recruiting to trustee boards and to Chair, Vice Chair and Treasurer positions.

Simon also leads on and contributes to organisational development assignments, which involve the delivery of change management programmes.

Prior to founding the company, Simon worked in the local government in London, principally in education and community services. He also worked in the voluntary sector and served on a number of management committees and working groups.

With over 20 years’ experience of the voluntary sector and over ten years in executive search and selection, Simon leads on the strategic development of the company and takes personal responsibility for a caseload of executive search and selection assignments.

Toby Lloyd

Data Protection Officer. BSc (Hons) IT and Business Systems
0207 0969 639
Makes amazing homemade pizza

Toby has worked in IT since the early 1990’s with a background in computer programming, database development and the translation of business requirements into deliverable IT solutions.

Toby joined nfp in 2007 and has taken the company through various IT and web development cycles as well as putting in place the ‘what to do when things go horribly wrong’ measures. He is responsible for all things IT related – from systems infrastructure, database implementation and management, website development and maintenance through to ‘My computer doesn’t work!’ queries from users.

Immediately after graduating in IT Business Systems, Toby worked in various contract capacities for a range of commercial organisation and eventually for a large Government department providing third line technical support to a bespoke data management application. Prior to his career in IT Toby worked for a top ten London advertising agency responsible for the delivery of print production campaigns within the agency to external suppliers.

Outside work, Toby is an active mountain biker, rugby coach and budding guitarist.


Vikki Park

Principal Consultant. BA (Hons) Business Administration, REC
07495 259 123
Can spot a typo at ten paces

Vikki graduated with a BA (Hons) in Business Administration and has developed her career since joining NFP, initially joining the organisation as a Recruitment Resourcer and now working as a Principal Consultant.

She specialises in delivering end-to-end recruitment services to large, medium and small charities and wider not-for-profit organisations. Vikki recruits to a broad range of roles including middle management and professional positions, across a number of disciplines typically found in a modern charity. In addition to managing an individual caseload, Vikki also contributes to the development, project management and delivery of executive search assignments.
Her key strengths include effective organisational skills, managing multiple projects, excellent attention to detail, account management and working to tight deadlines.

Outside work, Vikki enjoys running, recently completing her first 10k for charity. She also loves reading, the great outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.

"A key strength of NFP is its people and the degree to which they interact, adding a wholly personable approach to the whole process"