Kath specialises in combining analytical rigour with excellent communication skills to drive improved performance and now heads up the analysis and research parts of the Legacy Futures business. When not working Kath is mostly found standing on windy touchlines watching her two sons play sport.
Anna leads research and insight activities for Legacy Foresight and brings over 20 years’ experience in advertising and communications, having worked on leading brands, charities and government organisations for Ogilvy, one of the biggest global agency networks.
Accomplished at strategic brand development and planning, and helping teams better understand their audiences and consumer behaviour through qualitative and quantitative research, she has worked as a strategist and insight specialist on major brands and organisations including Dove, Boots, Nestle, The Samaritans, WWF, WRAP and The Home Office.
Outside of work, Anna is mum to three teenage children and spends most of her spare time cooking. She also loves visiting art galleries and is currently trying her hand at pottery.
After a PhD and postdoc in science, he spent 20 years as an academic at the Open University specialising in learning analytics – analysing data about learners to understand and improve their learning – and leading data-centric digital innovation projects.
He then left academia and became a data science and research consultant, offering strategic advice and practical help with data analysis, digital transformation and procurement, and market analysis and benchmarking. When he’s not working, Doug likes walking, local conservation volunteering, and playing Minecraft.
Since 2001 he specializes in legacy campaigns. He supported more than 50 non-profits with training, research, strategy development and the execution of their legacy programs. Keywords: innovation and knowledge sharing. He is the initiator of the annual legacy course and author of the Legacy Handbook. In 2014, together with Meg Abdy, he initiated the Dutch Legacy Monitor Foresight.
Arjen hopes longs for cold winters with skating on the canals, otherwise you can find him on artificial ice rink. And in the summer he regularly takes a lap on the road bike.
He has applied his analytical skills to inform high-profile policy issues for the Department for Transport, HM Revenue & Customs and the Valuation Office Agency. He is also Chief Economist for Pro Bono Economics – a charity that specialises in helping other organisations in the not for profit sector to measure and evaluate their impact – where he has worked with organisations such as Anna Freud NCCF, KPMG Foundation and Hestia.
If it’s a sunny day then you might find him gliding along the Norfolk broads on a paddle board (normally with one of his daughters balanced carefully at one end).
During her time at Aimia she delivered analysis to support the Nectar loyalty card, and worked with a wide range of clients including Sainsburys, eBay and Debenhams.
Emma has a BSc in Maths and French from Aston University and has since enjoyed developing her skills across a variety of analytical techniques and software packages.
Emma spends her free time trying to keep her two daughters entertained and enjoys walking as long as there is coffee and cake at the end.
Caroline established the Alumni and Development Office at the University of Suffolk , where she experienced first-hand the impact a legacy can have on an organisation. She has previously dedicated her career to bringing a University to Suffolk where she formed part of the initial team of three and worked across many key roles during the institution’s rapid growth. Leaving a thriving University in a county which has been waiting for over 500 years for one is a proud achievement!
At Legacy Foresight Caroline supports our varied consortium research programmes and contributes to the successful collaboration of members.
Caroline utilities her skills of joining the dots and nurturing relationships in her roles as a charity trustee and school governor.
In her spare time she is a pilates lover, amateur runner, passionate baker and chief taxi driver for her two daughters.
Before this she was an Associate Consultant, helping to shape the work of the In-Memory Insight Research Programme.
Kate spent over 10 years working in charities as a direct marketing, legacy and in-memory fundraising manager before a spell as a strategic planner with the not-for-profit agency Whitewater. There she specialised in legacy and in-memory research and strategy. She was also a key member of the Our Lasting Tribute team, helping drive some of the sector’s ground-breaking thinking on in-memory and tribute fundraising.
Kate is author of the Chapter ‘Giving In Memory of Others’ in the DSC’s popular textbook, ‘Legacy and In-Memory Fundraising’. She is Secretary of the IOF’s Legacy and In-Memory SIG group and a regular speaker on in-memory topics.
Richard previously worked at the RNIB in a strategic role for five years, where he was responsible for designing, implementing and delivering a range of individual giving strategies which focused on programme optimisation. He previously headed up a charities team at Experian, with clients ranging from PDSA and RSPB to East Anglia Children’s Hospice. Richard’s passion for the sector is coupled with a strong commercial awareness that means opportunities are always maximised.
Outside of work Richard enjoys wrestling with his son and letting his daughter get away with whatever she wants!
After a variety of posts at York University, Barclays Bank and the (then) Yorkshire Tourist Board, she joined the National Trust as PA to the Regional Director for Yorkshire, later adding the role of Office Manager for the Yorkshire Regional Office, and left after 21 years, following a structural reorganisation. Since then she has worked part-time for 2 consultancies in health and social research and joined Legacy Foresight in February 2014 as part-time Administrator, working from home near York.
June has 3 main passions in life – choral singing, gardening and doing, buying & selling jigsaws. She is also under the thumb of her cute Jack-a-Doodle dog, Daisy.