Brenda believes passionately in the contribution that civil society organisations can make in transforming our societies, and has dedicated the past three decades to working in international development and civil society strengthening.
Her consultancy and training services include a focus on facilitating organisational reviews and working with clients to review and develop their partnerships and other forms of collaborative working. She has wide experience in the field of partner capacity building, and has a particular interest in the role of values in this work. She is the co-author of ‘Capacity Building Framework: A Values-Based Programming Guide’.
In addition to working with a range of individual NGOs, local Civil Society Organisations and Official Agencies, Brenda has also worked with a number of global civil society membership organisations including Amnesty International and Public Services International (a global public service Trade Union Federation).