Lucy Morris is an organisational change specialist with more than 20 years experience of working in the not-for-profit sector in humanitarian and development contexts both in the UK and overseas, including at senior management level.  Her career has spanned work with the Overseas Development Institute, the UN, the Red Cross, faith-based and secular INGOs and national NGOs in the UK, Africa, Asia and Central Europe.

As Head of Programmes for the former international children’s charity EveryChild, she was responsible for strategic and operational management of international programmes, and for ensuring programme quality, impact and risk management during a period of radical organisational change – referred to by NESTA as arguably “the most disruptive innovation in the sector in recent times” and by Oxfam ”an outstanding example.”

Lucy holds a Masters in Applied Anthropology, Community and Youth Work as well as a Diploma in Child Psychology, and is an accredited partnership broker and a qualified coach – specialising in transformational change.   She’s an experienced trainer & facilitator, with a track-record of delivering training in ‘effective and equitable partnerships’ and co-facilitating leadership development programmes.

Specialisations include:

  • Organisational change, organisational development and capacity strengthening
  • Monitoring and evaluating capacity strengthening
  • Executive coaching – with a particular focus on female leaders
  • Team / systems coaching
  • Effective and equitable partnerships
  • Child protection and children’s participation

Related Projects

Creating a Partner Development Programme for Book Aid International

Supporting a responsible transition process in Malawi

Supporting civil society in Ethiopia through CSIF

Longitudinal Evaluation of EveryChild’s Responsible Exit Process

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