Other Associates

Laura M Baird

Laura Baird, BSc, PG Dip in Industrial Administration, is a freelance researcher and evaluator with a strong background in volunteer development. Her experience has been gained from a twenty five year career in the third sector during which time she has held a number of positions including Research Co-ordinator and Policy Officer for Volunteer Development Scotland (2001–2006) and Regional Volunteering and Training Manager with Oxfam in Scotland (1995-2001). She has also managed volunteer...

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Colin Gray

Colin Gray

Colin is a web media and elearning specialist. He works half of the week in education and elearning for Edinburgh Napier University, and the other half for his own web development and internet marketing company, Wild Trails Media.

At Wild Trails Media he develops customer-focussed websites that deliver what the user desires and create a return on investment for the owner. He uses up to the minute internet marketing and SEO techniques and theories to make these sites visible...

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Lesley is a very motivated professional who is undertaking high level participatory evaluation that seeks to empower. She is very reflective and reflexive, and has brought innovative ways of approaching her doctoral work.
Divya Jindal-Snape
Professor, University of Dundee (academic)

Having worked with Lesley on a number of projects, I have the highest regard for her evaluation and educational development work. Lesley has an ability to evaluate wide ranging and disparate educational materials, distilling...

Colin Gray
eLearning Lecturer & Learning Technology Advisor, Edinburgh Napier University

Lesley has carried out several pieces of consultancy work for the Voluntary Action Fund, particularly around evaluation, impact measurement and group facilitation. Lesley has in depth knowledge of a range of evaluation methodologies...

Keith Wimbles, Chief Executive, Voluntary Action Fund

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