What my clients say…

“Helen was without a doubt one of the best appointments I have ever made. The wildly successful Social Enterprise World Forum had outstanding feedback due to Helen’s masterful management of the critical role assigned to her. Helen’s knowledge of social enterprise subject matter allowed her to handle speaker briefings with global experts and leaders from corporate, government and social enterprise sectors, with fabulous feedback. Helen’s management of workload and task completion was the strongest of the team, despite the highest volume and complexity. Helen had responsibility for all sponsor and speaker management and communications and did this to the highest possible level…

All of this was carried out with great relationships with other team members and a fabulous sense of humour. We look forward to working with Helen in the future and I can highly recommend Helen to a wide range of clients for consulting and project management.” 
Gerry Higgins, Director, Social Enterprise World Forum and CEO, Community Enterprise in Scotland

“You have to have a very particular and refined set of skills to help a new social enterprise start-up synthesize its ambitions into a cohesive and compelling funding application! Helen teased out our vision and probed us around our future social impact, and then challenged us around our plans for sustainability. Amazing. Looking forward to working with her again in the near future.”
Celia Hodson, Founder, Hey Girls CIC (winner of Virgin Startup’s Scottish Startup Business of the Year 2018)

“Helen is a master of her craft – she conducts superb research and aligns trusts, foundations and corporations to the charitable mission. Her writing is top notch and she is thorough in her approach to preparing proposals. Helen is enjoyable to work with and delivers to meet the client goals.” 
Stephen Mally, Director, Fundraising Force

“Helen helped us with practical, thorough and excellent value fundraising advice drawn from her deep nfp experience and right-sized for our organisation.  I would recommend Helen to your organisation without hesitation.”
Anthony Garnham, Business Development Manager, Beacon Foundation

“Helen has assisted The Grant Engineer with grant writing and research work. She is professional, reliable, and very efficient. I highly recommend her as a provider of professional communication services, and as someone who works succinctly to a project brief. She’s also delightful to deal with.”
Peggy Hailstone, Chief Grant Writer, The Grant Engineer

“Helen is great to work with. Her ability to condense large amounts of information into concise proposals quickly and effectively is impressive. Her experience with finances and budgeting has also been very useful and we have valued her sector knowledge.”
Melissa Warner, Principal Public Health Officer, HIV Foundation Queensland

“Helen showed a real sense of professionalism in her consultancy approach to a recent investment application. Her advice on process, content and style was much needed, as was her sound understanding of the budgets. All done quickly and wouldn’t hesitate using her again.”
Duncan Ballantyne, Director, Ballantyne Communications

“Helen is a skilled writer whose work is of an excellent standard. Efficient, reliable and able to work to tight deadlines, we look forward to working with her again in the future.”
– Dr. Domingo Sánchez-Zarza, Deputy Head of Unit at Cooperation Unit, Inspiralia

We worked with Helen on several projects, where she provided a range of support including project evaluation, proposal and report writing, marketing support, research and webinar facilitation. Her expertise was invaluable to our organisation. She is reliable, efficient and a pleasure to work with and I highly recommend her.”
Michele Goldman, CEO, School for Social Entrepreneurs Australia (SSE)

“Helen has the invaluable ability to think outside the box – she constantly looks for ways to innovate and improve. She also demonstrates initiative, creativity and tenacity during challenging and pressured periods…She brings a professional approach, sound judgement, reliability, a willingness to take on hard work, and an ability to make and sustain good working relationships with colleagues, members and partners alike.” 
– Maree Aldam, Chief Executive, INSP

“Helen Harvey is one of those rare finds, a passionate, flexible, insightful and efficient remote contractor/consultant who operates like a colleague. Clear, open and direct, Helen is outcomes focused and consistently delivers work of a high standard marrying the big picture and minutiae seamlessly. Having worked with Helen at a previous organisation when additional work comes up that requires diverse skill sets (interviewing, analysis, research and writing) she is my first port of call. I happily recommend Helen.”
Hannah Miller, Capacity Building Program Manager, Social Enterprise Finance Australia (SEFA)

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