Team

Our team

Matthew Terry

Matthew Terry

Evaluation specialist

Matthew has been a researcher and evaluator for more than a decade. He has evaluated more than £2bn of charity and public sector activity in many fields including health, education, the arts, criminal justice, enterprise and volunteering. He is a Council member of the UK Evaluation Society.

Lachlan Smith

Lachlan Smith

Lachlan Smith

Director

Lachlan leads our Research Development practice. He has extensive experience in research development and evaluation across a wide range of HEIs and research funders. Lachlan draws on his background in economic development, evaluation and LGBTQ support and advocacy when supporting clients.

Emma Roberts

Emma Roberts

Emma Roberts

Director

Emma Roberts is an evaluation and qualitative research expert. Emma manages complex research projects and is always looking for new ways to make her evaluation work more meaningful – supporting the improvement of service delivery and design. Emma also enjoys getting stuck in to fieldwork, consulting some of the most vulnerable people in society to ensure that their voices are heard in the evaluation process.

Rich Stephens

Rich Stephens

Rich Stephens

Director

Rich is an experienced researcher, evaluator and project manager with a strong background in charity performance. He has over 20 years of experience in both the commercial and third sectors with a focus on strategy and operations.

Richard Sutcliffe

Richard Sutcliffe

Richard Sutcliffe

Director

Richard is an evaluation practitioner and research development professional. He is an experienced project manager, researcher and economist. While Richard has a specialism in quantitative methods, he also skilled in qualitative research and enjoys getting into the field whenever possible.