HELPING YOU TO MAKE A REAL
DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD
Almond Tree Strategic Consulting is a values-driven consultancy primarily supporting the third sector. Established by Julian Lomas in 2007 following his successful, senior-level career in central and local government, we aim to help you make a real and positive difference for the communities you serve.
Julian is a dynamic leader with an incisive intellect, who motivates and inspires those with whom he works. He has a proven track record of delivering high quality support, innovation and tangible value for clients. High quality relationships are at the heart of how Julian works. He is passionate about public and voluntary service and is himself a charity trustee. A member of the Institute of Fundraising, holding the Diploma in Fundraising Management, he has so far helped to raise over £160m for charities and social enterprises. Julian gained a distinction in Charity Law and Governance from the ICSA (The Governance Institute) and has a foundation qualification in the General Data Protection Regulation.
Almond Tree Strategic Consulting is committed to Corporate Social Responsibility and is a corporate member of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations. We were previously a member the Fundraising Standards Board and will subscribe to the Fundraising Regulator when it opens for subscriptions. We were the biggest supplier to the Lottery Funded Big Assist programme, an approved supplier to the Communities Can programme and are a regular supplier to the Buckinghamshire County Council New Futures programme.
Through our extensive networks we often help clients to find high quality specialist support in fields such as human resources, legal advice, accountancy/finance, IT, social impact measurement, marketing, branding and design.