“Practical Governance took the time to really understand us and where we are coming from. Working with them has helped us develop a strong framework to look at big decisions in the future and be clearer and more aligned about why we do what we do, and what makes us unique.”


august 2018

“Without Practical Governance’s intervention and process we wouldn’t be at the point we are now. Our board is conducting its strategic business in a much more thoughtful way. We have a clear set of actions that we are fully behind as a board and executive team.”

Toynbee Hall

November 2017

“The process helped everyone to be much clearer, not just about what they should be doing but why they are doing it. It was really lovely reading the values to our volunteers, they all agreed: ‘this is what Fordhall is to me’. It has strengthened the bond between staff, volunteers and our work.”

Fordhall Organic Farm


“It feels like something significant was unlocked as a result of the away-day we had with Practical Governance, and we haven’t looked back since.”

Designs in Mind

december 2016

“What was most valuable was to have someone objective that was able to guide us through this process carefully and sensitively, challenge appropriately and ensure we reached a collective decision.”

Lankelly Chase Foundation


“Rather than having some consultants that only know what they’re doing in theory, Practical Governance have been there – supporting, involved in, or on the Boards of organisations like ours so they get what it’s all about.”

The Bevy


“We really appreciated that you took the time to sit with the team and plan and test things together, building our internal capacity, giving us tools we could use, and guiding us through the harder work of actually driving through and embedding changes”

Power to Change

december 2016

“I’m excited for what the Practical Governance approach can achieve for movements like ours – they are all about the mission which is refreshing in comparison with the vast majority of consultants I have worked with!”


JULY 2016

“I know I can always give them a ring on pretty much anything, in scope or not. It’s helped me to feel supported through some big, challenging questions and feel much clearer and more confident about the future”.

The Centre for Youth Impact

MARCH 2017