Our specialists come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and all have something in common – direct experience of, and a passion for, the not-for-profit sector. Our team has outstanding, sector leading experience in business planning, fundraising, stakeholder engagement, communications, marketing, strategic planning and policy shaping.

Callum: Bid Developer & Strategic Content Manager

He completed his English Literature Masters in 2017 with the University of Manchester. Callum is an experienced blog writer and communications officer working mainly in the field of wine merchants. He joined Heart Valve Voice as an online community manager in 2020.


Elske: Bid Developer & Communications Manager

After graduating from the University of Manchester, Elske has been working full time for Heart Valve Voice as Head of Programme. She is currently training with Manchester College completing a two year program for project managing.


Lois: Client Manager & Funding Researcher

After finishing her A levels Lois worked as a Personal Assistant at PriceWaterHouse Coopers for several years before joining Wil to work alongside the Little Bleeders charity and his consultancy.

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Emma: Designer

Emma is a passionate graphic designer and communications specialist. With over 25 years industry experience, she supports Wil Woan Consultancy clients to connect with their audiences through clean, compelling and aesthetically pleasing design.

Emma brings a depth of healthcare knowledge and experience across all types of communication and design. She is skilled in all areas of graphic design from creating full brand concepts and exhibition materials to the more traditional leaflets, brochures and stationery. All her artwork is designed to influence and inspire. Contact:

Frank Health & Frank Design Ltd

A creative digital design agency: Frank Design provides an outsourced digital service to clients in the public and business-to-business sectors, whilst Frank Health specialises in digital marketing to the NHS, private healthcare companies, and companies that supply to the NHS. Its specialties lie in website design and development, intranet and extranet design and production, open source content management systems, online and offline creative campaigns, eLearning solutions, digital design projects, and bespoke functionality developments.

Simon (Ariadne Associates)

Is an experienced HR professional who set up his consultancy business 17 years ago to provide support to small organisations in both private and third sector. A Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, Simon has assisted with recruitment, training, TUPE transfers, mergers and business reorganisations, as well as advising on numerous individual employment issues. He has a reputation for practical, pragmatic, and ethical advice. He is the author of a successful HR book for small organisations, ‘Happy Working Relationships’, and has contributed to other publications and websites, including presenting webinars for the CIPD itself.

Wil Woan Consultancy

c/o WeWork Spinningfields
1 Quay Street
Manchester M3 3JE

Tel: 07528 665 977