Kirsten is a business consultant who works with charities, start-ups and public sector. She has spent many years working within these organisations, so has a first-hand view of the challenges, risks as well as the opportunities that lie ahead. Her work focuses on business development and fundraising, social innovation and strategic partnership building, including new cross-sector collaborations. Kirsten has a great deal of experience designing, developing and delivering services for children and families. She is passionate about seeing the lives of those who are vulnerable or disadvantaged, changed for the better. Outside of work, Kirsten is an adrenaline junkie, avid gamer and a budding futurist!