Our Team Will Help You Demonstrate Your Impact In A Clearer Way

Led by our founder Matt Stevenson-Dodd (former CEO of Street League), the Trust Impact team have been selected to help you measure the right things, understand your data and visualise your impact in clear and transparent ways.

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Matt Stevenson-Dodd BA (Hons), PG Dip, MBA (Distinction)

Founder / Managing Director

Matt founded Trust Impact in January 2019 with the aim of helping organisations tackle the important question of how to measure and report impact from a more transparent, strategic and pragmatic viewpoint.


Prior to Trust Impact, Matt was CEO of Street League, the UK’s leading sport for employment charity. He joined as CEO in 2010 and changed the direction of the organisation, focusing on tackling youth unemployment through sport. Street League grew rapidly, with an average 42% growth in impact every year and 24% annual growth in income. Street League launched an innovative online impact dashboard showing real time transparent impact data including all the young people Street League were not able to help - a first for the sector - www.streetleague.co.uk/impact. 


In 2017 Matt was appointed to The Guardian Public Leaders editorial advisory board, was one of the top charity CEO's on social media (#SocialCEOs 2015/2016) and in 2014 was selected as one of the top 5 people to follow on Twitter on Social Isolation and Underemployment. Number 10 Downing Street chose Street League to be its first ever official volunteering partner in 2011.


All of this is underpinned by a strong academic record which includes an MBA with Distinction from Nottingham University and a scholarship from Harvard Business School where Matt undertook their world-leading Strategic Perspectives In Non-Profit Management Course in 2012.

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John Leach

Senior Impact Consultant

John has worked in the social sector since 2007, initially at Impetus Trust, as part of the venture philanthropy team supporting innovative charities to scale impact and then in interim management roles at Street League; Blue Sky Development (supporting ex-offenders); and Resurgo Trust (incubating social enterprises).

 

More recently John has worked as a social investor and change management consultant with a common thread across these activities being the focus on robust theories of change and effective output and outcomes measurement to help drive impact.

 

Previously John spent 20 years supporting venture capital backed businesses across Europe

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Alex Douglas

Databases, Data Visualisation and IT

Alex specialises in the development of online services and databases that help not-for-profits overcome their challenges with data collection, organisation and reporting.

 

Having worked with the complexities of multiple systems and single-handedly created bespoke solutions in HR, finance and aviation, Alex now focuses on improving the usability of systems from the ground up with a 'user first' perspective.

 

Before becoming an IT consultant, Alex spent over 10 years as Head of IT for a national UK charity. Alex lead the implementation of all technology - managing every aspect of the organisation's IT infrastructure that supported 600 staff in 70 locations.

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Hannah Woods

Senior Impact Consultant

Hannah is an experienced facilitator, researcher, and impact specialist with 18 years’ experience of working in the social sector for a range of national and international charities including Gingerbread, vInspired, The Children’s Society, and Voluntary Services Oversees.

 

Most recently Hannah led the development of Gingerbread’s 2018 – 2021 strategy, using the theory of change model to revise the approach to designing new services and understanding impact.

Hannah specialises in using impact approaches and data as a tool to support charities to develop strategy and services.

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Helen Greig

Senior Impact Consultant

Helen is an experienced manager in the not-for-profit sector, operating at all levels from frontline to Chief Executive.  Having predominantly worked in the supported housing sector across a variety of services including criminal justice, homelessness, mental health, young persons, domestic abuse, refugees and asylum seekers, substance misuse and older persons,  Helen latterly worked at the National Housing Federation leading on work streams, campaigning and lobbying as well as co-ordinating the work of the East Midlands region. 

 

Helen has worked under local authority contracting arrangements for many years and is keen to see changes to the way the not-for-profit sector talks about impact, so it better reflects the real journey of beneficiaries.

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Federico Moscogiuri

Senior Impact Consultant

Federico has extensive experience of the UK voluntary sector, particularly in health and care, where he has held Chief Executive roles for the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, the Resuscitation Council and the Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance. He is currently CEO of the International Federation of Musculoskeletal Research Societies.  

 

Among other things, Federico has expertise in strategy and business development, influencing & communications and organisational culture change, and has helped a broad range of organisations achieve both increased effectiveness and longer-term sustainability.  

 

He holds an LLM/MA with Distinction in International Law and has a background in human rights, including as a grassroots activist. When he’s not busy with the day job, he’s a father to two boys and occasionally writes music for the Renaissance lute.  

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Alwin Zhe Shuen Tan

Data Scientist

Alwin is passionate about data science and statistics. Prior to his role at Trust Impact, he served in various data and analytical job roles across different industries, and most recently as a data analyst in a non-profit healthcare consulting firm in the USA.  Alwin completed his undergraduate degree in Actuarial Science and Information Systems from Drake University, USA, and is completing his Master's degree in Data Science at The University of Manchester. 

 

He has extensive coding knowledge in R, Python and SQL, specialising in the areas of data visualisation, descriptive, prescriptive and predictive analytics. His primary focus is to extract insights from data in ways that can be easily understood by non-technical audiences.

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Matthew Hickey

Strategy Consultant

Matthew has significant experience across a range of sectors, supporting organisations to develop organisational strategy, marketing and growth plans.

Most recently Matthew was CEO of the Children's Literacy Charity where he led the growth of a new brand and engagement with schools in the most disadvantaged areas of England.

 

Central to this work was developing the proposition for the charity, leading to a growth of income, awareness from schools, and quality of delivery for those children who are behind their peers in literacy.

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Dr Tarryn Godfrey BA (Hons), MSc, PhD

Impact Specialist

Tarryn started her career in South Africa, working with elite sports teams and at international sports events for more than half a decade. Through working on community projects during her elite sport tenure, Tarryn soon realised her passion for sports development and she decided instead to pursue a research career focusing on the third sector.

 

She has worked on large research projects with UK sports charities such as Greenhouse Sports, Street League and others. She is also close to completing her PhD at Loughborough University and is focusing her research on the capacity of third sector sports organisations in the UK.

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Nicki Baker

Contracts and Admin Assistant

Following a career as Contracts Manager with both a FTSE 100 company and the Learning Skills Council, Nicki has spent the past 15 years as a full time Mum bringing up her two children in North Wales.

 

She began her working life as a contracts manager with GEC/ BAE Systems, but soon got into major bids, mergers and acquisitions, market analysis and finally customer relations management. Nicki now works part time supporting the contracts and administration for Trust Impact.

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James Ross

Data and Programming

James has over 10 years’ web development experience including a recent role as the senior developer for a large UK digital agency, and 3 years working in-house for a national charity.

He particularly enjoys the challenges of working with data from a variety of sources to produce actionable statistics.

Previous project highlights in the third sector include the development of several referral systems and web apps, to help facilitate improved outcomes for vulnerable people.

Prior to his switch to a code based career, James worked in graphic design and IT support roles, giving him a good overview of all things digital.

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