Viv Lewis

Member & Director
Tel: 01931 713335
Mobile: 07748 185049
E-mail: viv@secod.coop

Qualifications: CMI Level 5 Mangement Coaching and Mentoring, LEAD (University of Lancaster), MSt Community Enterprise (University of Cambridge), MSc Rural Economics (University of East Anglia), Diploma Third Sector Management (Open University), SFEDI and NVQ4 Business & Advice. Member of the Institute of Business Consulting.

Viv has 20 years experience working with the third sector in the UK and overseas.

Specialisms: Research and evaluation, governance, strategy and business development, community development, project design, management and delivery.

Past history: I was programme manager of Enterprising Communities, Voluntary Action Cumbria, a highly successful social enterprise support programme that helped establish fifty new social enterprises. I have also held manager posts with three international charities, working in some of the poorest countries of the world supporting rural people to develop sustainable livelihoods. My first job was running a family farm in Cumbria.