Almond Tree Strategic Consulting
Almond Tree Strategic Consulting provides consultancy services for charities and social enterprises, including strategic planning, fundraising, governance, collaborations, impact assessment and project management.
HELPING YOU TO MAKE A REAL
DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY
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 £180m for charities and social enterprises. Julian is an Affiliated Member of the the ICSA (The Governance Institute) having gained a distinction in their Charity Law and Governance Certificate course. He also has a foundation qualification in the General Data Protection Regulation.
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.
Almond Tree Strategic Consulting is committed to Corporate Social Responsibility. We hold a CSR silver level accreditation and an International CSR Excellence Gold Award. Julian was also a judge at the 2019 International CSR Excellence Awards (for other award categories) . We are a corporate member of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations and are registered with the Fundraising Regulator.
We have been an approved supplier to a number of major programmes including being the biggest supplier to the Lottery Funded Big Assist programme, an approved supplier to the Communities Can programme and a regular supplier to the Buckinghamshire County Council New Futures programme.