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About Leadership for Social Change

Leadership for Social Change stands for values in leadership and a whole system understanding and approach. Organisations have to make so much change simply to maintain relevance in an ever evolving context, and Leadership for Social Change can support you in different ways, whether by becoming more strategic, more cost-effective, more sustainable, more unified across the organisation or more focused on your mission – any or all of the above. Leadership for Social Change is led by Judith Brodie.

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Our People


Judith’s experience includes:

  • Chief executive of five charities, including an innovative charity investor, three health & social care charities and, most recently, Bond, the UK network for organisations working in international development
  • Strategic change management, including successful turnarounds
  • Extensive governance experience encompassing two NHS Board roles, in local government and as a charity trustee
  • Chairing the Summary Care Record Expert Advisory Committee for NHS Digital
  • Strong track record on income generation including social enterprise development and mainstream fundraising
  • Patient and public engagement with the NHS
  • Chair and an active member of her local GP practice Patient Participation group.

She also works as an associate with Peach Consultancy and Stepping Out, and has an extensive network of contacts.

Chartered Manager

She holds an MBA (Master in Business Administration) - with Distinction; and is a Chartered Manager – Fellow (CMgr FCMI).

 

Judith Brodie

Judith Brodie

Judith Brodie

Judith is a highly experienced charity leader specialising in interim chief executive and consultancy assignments focusing on strategy and change, fundraising and finance, and stakeholder communications and relationships. She is also actively involved in work on patient and public engagement, building on her health and social care experience. She is currently Patient/Public Engagement Adviser to PRSB.

As Interim CEO, she led Beating Bowel Cancer into merger with Bowel Cancer UK.  She has been Chief Executive of a number of charities including: Bond, Arthritis Care, Sussex Oakleaf (mental health) and Impetus Trust.   

“I am a strategic thinker with a gift for seeing the big picture and its possibilities and connections. I have a passion for bringing out the potential of people and organisations to facilitate change for social good. So much of change management is about culture and I am a strong advocate of values in leadership.

My approach is supportive and enabling – I excel at building personal and organisational capacity to enable you to achieve your goals.”

Judith brings a unique blend of experience:  voluntary and public sector, executive and non-executive, diverse organisations and roles plus academic rigour.

Judith also works as an associate with other consultancies
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Siham Bortcosh

Siham is a qualified accountant with extensive consulting and senior management experience. She has worked with not-for-profit organisations since 1994, both as finance director and as an adviser, consultant and interim.

Siham is a strategic thinker who has led within and advised organisations undertaking major change and growth. She has considerable knowledge and experience of the financial strategy and architecture of not-for-profit organisations, including policy and process for the management of risk and reserves, resource allocation, funding and cost recovery. She also has wide-ranging experience of reviewing and improving the finance function, and of developing, implementing and improving planning and resource allocation processes, as well as the management of grants and contracts. She has developed cost allocation models and has excellent knowledge of approaches to costing and cost recovery.

Siham has supported organisations in articulating their value for money positions and approaches, and has developed methodologies and tools for the management of value for money. She also has wider experience of reviewing organisational processes and capabilities and supporting change towards greater effectiveness and efficiency.

Building on extensive experience, Siham develops a deep understanding of client organisations quickly. She is efficient, reliable and completely committed to the work of organisations seeking to deliver social change.

Christine Fogg

With experience largely grounded in health and social care, Christine initially trained as a nurse and moved into NHS management before becoming Chief Executive of two HIV/AIDS charities and then Breast Cancer Care.

Christine now runs an established consultancy practice with a range of clients across all sectors and is a qualified coach and mentor and an MBTI practitioner.

An experienced facilitator with expertise in leadership development, clients have included public, voluntary and private sector providers. Recent long term projects include developing and delivering senior level leadership programmes for the National Skills Academy for Social Care as well as an innovative mentoring scheme for those working in social care as well as for The College of Social Work.

Christine is also a Principal Consultant at Cass Business School, for the Centre for Charity Effectiveness, and has recently spent time as Lay Member (PPI) on the governing body of a London CCG. Other Board roles include the Royal Free Hospital Charity and a variety of community based organisations including a women’s refuge, a national HIV/AIDS charity and a community project supporting HIV positive African women.

Passionate about supporting the development of confident, self-aware and values based leadership, Christine enjoys working with individuals and teams operating at all levels from those who are new to management to those holding senior positions.