about us

a business consultancy with a social heart

Marsha Miles Consultancy Ltd is a small team of three employees, supported as required by specialist consultants. We provide a range of services across the South West.

Our clients include charities, social enterprises, schools, community groups, faith-based organisations and statutory and private sector companies.

Meet the director

Marsha Miles – MInstF (Dip)

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The Marsha Miles Consultancy Team

Consultant

Finance Consultant

Andrew Glass – FCA MBA

Andrew is semi-retired after a senior finance career in industry and latterly 13 years in a senior finance role within a national charity. Andrew now looks to put his experience to good use helping small charities who need short term finance support. He enjoys working with such a variety of highly dedicated people.

Fundraising Team

Senior Bid Writer

Gill Norton

Gill has over 25 years’ experience gained within the NHS as a Physiotherapist. She joined the VCSE sector within a local Mind Association, delivering a Time to Change, Lottery Funded 3 year program which focused on the link between mental and physical health. She then held a Senior Level Operational Management role designing services and developing funding bids. Gill now works as a key member of Miles Phillips. She is a talented bid writer with a high rate of success. She continues to write bids but also provides coaching and support to the other bid writing consultants.

Bid Writing Officer

Jen Windsor

Jen is an inspirational and dedicated professional with over 17 years’ of experience of working within the Welfare to Work sector. Jen has significant experience of tendering to gain substantial funding from government departments and is well versed in the requirements of public sector bidding. She has the ability to convert data into readable and positive performance statements and spot the most effective way to present information to funders.  Her extensive experience of operations enables her to identify opportunities to streamline processes and develop bid winning delivery models which demonstrate innovation to reach desired outcomes. Jen is driven to help improve the lives of others, having designed models which have helped over 30000 people return to work, Jen wishes to use her experience to help charities and trusts to ensure their financial stability and assist those in the community to achieve their full potential.

Specialist Consultant Team

Specialist Consultant

Nichola Brown

Nichola is a highly experienced information specialist and desk researcher and qualified to degree level (Level 6 – old NVQ 4) in Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG). Learning the value of information started back in 1996, when she became a Business Information Officer at Business Link (and qualified to NVQ 3 in Business Information and Support), researching and providing information for businesses. Since then, she has had countless other roles and responsibilities connected to information, such as becoming the head of the information and library team in her role at Connexions, providing and managing an adult IAG service and writing many guides and publications, including the Funding Guide to Workforce Development

Nichola has been working with or for charities for the past 14 years, and worked in business support for 8 years. Nichola’s last senior role was working as Head of Membership Development for a national youth charity. When working for the National Council for Voluntary Youth Services (NCVYS), Nichola produced highly regarded funding and news e-bulletins, policy papers, consultation documents and publications. Nichola is known for being meticulous, producing high quality work and giving attention to detail.

In 2009, she was nominated to represent the UK on a Japanese sponsored Young Leaders (from the voluntary sector) Programme. In 2015, she was awarded a RSA Fellowship in recognition of her commitment to young people.