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Meet our team
Carroll LloydCo- Founder and Director. BSc Psychology
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.
Dina DeamAssociate, Assessor, MSc Personnel Management, CMCIPD
Dina brings 19 years of HR and Assessment/ development experience gained in commercial and public sectors.
She has worked as a freelance consultant since 2000 and as an assessor since 1991. Dina is fully trained in biographical, situational and critical experience / competency based interviewing. She brings a wide range of assessment / development experience from panel interviews to assessing & chairing extended selection procedures at all levels from front line and graduate to senior managerial, specialist and executive. Her experience also includes designing sift criteria, sifting and telephone interviewing and the design and delivery of a number of assessment related training products (sifting, telephone interviewing, board administration, career planning & assessor training), 1:1 and small group coaching & feedback. She is an accredited user of OPQ, MBTI, RPQ, MQ and 16PF5.
Lucy Maxwell ScottAssociate
Lucy has thirty years of HR, Reward and organisational change experience and has worked as a Consultant since 1993, primarily within the not-for-profit sector. Lucy has worked with organisations varying from small specialist organisations to major charities and large public sector organisations. Lucy has designed job evaluation and grading systems, and related pay and progression for a variety of organisations, included infrastructure bodies, learned societies, health care organisations, and royal colleges. She is also experienced in reviewing organisational structures and role design.
Some examples of Lucy’s reward related work include:
- Developing reward strategy, policy and systems for over 30 organisations - ranging from international development agencies with 5,000 staff globally to a local community charity with 30 staff.
- Review and analysis of pay practice, including equal pay checks, for over 30 organisations over a 20 year period, including a youth training business (600 staff), royal colleges, hospices, infrastructure bodies, national learning disability charity, IT department (80 staff) of a disability charity.
- Design and implementation of job evaluation, grading and pay systems that address equal pay requirements, in over 40 organisations, including childcare, health, housing, youth, infrastructure, learned institutions, professional and regulatory bodies. Ensuring the schemes can be sustainability be run in-house after initial implementation.
- Refining job evaluation, grading and pay approaches to improve their relevance or effectiveness (eg adapting Agenda for Change for four hospices).
- Reviews of Executive Remuneration, including establishing remuneration committees in line with good governance guidance, and provision of pay benchmarking, designing remuneration packages.
- Pay market benchmarking for a range of jobs at all levels, using own database and additional researched information for over 40 organisations.
Lucy also brings a specialism in equal pay evaluation, which adds a further valuable dimension to her work. She also has a wealth of pay data accumulated over many years, which is analysed alongside the published sector salary surveys that NFP already subscribes to.
Following a degree in accounting and finance, Natasha worked as a finance professional for over two decades, initially at large multi-national organisations before moving to specialise in SMEs, start-ups and charities. In 2015, after moving through the ranks of her finance career, Natasha moved into a senior leadership role as finance director of a fraud prevention company with a £6m turnover before becoming Interim CEO of Team Up, a charity helping children from low income backgrounds achieve their maths and English GCSE, where she also serves as a Trustee.
Throughout her career, Natasha approached each business with curiosity, identifying how she could serve each one. Subsequently, she became adapt at bringing together the business strategy, financial opportunity and team development to propel the organisation to the next level of growth. From an early point in her career, Natasha knew the power of identifying and unlocking the potential in each member of a team to help the organisation achieve results.
Natasha currently works across many projects including organisational leadership, fundraising and accounting support for charities, as well as following her passion to coach individuals, especially finance professionals, to reach their career goals and life aspirations.
Paul NottPrincipal Consultant. BA (Hons)
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.
Paul is an experienced consultant, fundraising director and senior charity manager, specialising in start-ups, talent development and the building of effective philanthropic partnerships.
He began his career at Macmillan Cancer Support, progressing to Greater London Area Fundraising Manager, a role in which he managed Community Fundraising across the capital.
In 2007, Paul moved to World Jewish Relief, where he became their first Director of Fundraising, Marketing & Communications. During his seven-year tenure, the charity’s profile and voluntary income increased substantially, an achievement which has been replicated at MQ: Transforming Mental Health, which he joined in 2014. From a standing start, the charity now raises
£1.5m-£2m annually, funding innovative research which aims to transform the mental health landscape and achieve genuine patient impact.
A published author (Donors for Life: A Practitioners’ Guide to Relationship Fundraising), Paul has been regularly acknowledged in a list of the UK’s 50 most influential fundraisers. He is a frequent journal contributor and speaker on the fundraising and marketing conference circuit, outlining his commitment to best practice and innovation throughout the sector.
Simon LloydFounding Director
07961 988 523
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 LloydData Protection Officer. BSc (Hons) IT and Business Systems
0207 0969 639
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 ParkPrincipal Consultant. BA (Hons) Business Administration, REC
07495 259 123
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.