The Consultants of ASK Associates are amongst the most experienced educational development and management specialists in Europe. At the forefront of debate within the profession, they know the benefits of new ideas as well as tried and tested methods.

Click on the names below for more details on our Consultants and how to contact them directly:

Margaret Abbott
Principal Consultant

Starting, maintaining and improving all aspects of development; strategic planning, assessments, feasibility studies and capital campaigns; annual, legacy and major gift programmes; recruitment


Julian Smyth
Principal Consultant

Full development and external communications function, strategic planning, development and fundraising audits, mentoring, appraisals, feasibility studies, recruitment of development professionals


Carol Bawden
Associate Consultant

Start-up situations, briefing sessions, mentoring and ongoing support; full range of gift programmes and strategic overviews