Jonah Grunsell
Fundraising & Strategy Expert

Jonah has over 17 years’ experience within the private, public, and voluntary sector. He joined Accenture as a public-sector strategy consultant in 2001 and went on to hold several senior roles with a range of global management consultancies including KPMG, and A.T. Kearney. He has worked on a wide variety of strategy, change and transformation projects in the public, private and voluntary sectors including the development of Performance Management Frameworks and Operating Models for a wide range of UK government departments, the development of organisational and fundraising strategies for multiple large charities in the UK and the design and delivery of a strategic training programme for a global ratings company.At Aleron, Jonah supports clients with rigorous strategy development, operating model design, fundraising, qualitative and quantitative analysis, and project management.

Detailed Experience:

  • Designing, developing, and delivering a new Strategy and Operating Model for a global malaria partnership
  • Designing, developing, and delivering a Fundraising Strategy which resulted in 30% growth in 3 years for a major national cancer charity
  • Designing and implementing a Performance Management Framework and Corporate Reporting tool for a national UK armed forces charity
  • Designing and delivering a new national teaching standards framework for a government in the far East
  • Led the design the Performance Management Framework and Operating Model for all prisons and probation providers in the UK
  • Led the strategic review of performance improvement opportunities across the joint care services and expenditure of a UK Borough Council and PCT
  • Led the strategic programme management of a £300 million IT and business process transformation project for all Magistrate Courts in England and Wales.
  • Designing an Operating Model for a major UK multi academy trust
  • Providing executive level coaching and mentoring for a range of CEO’s in the public, private and voluntary sectors

Key Skills and Expertise:

  • Strategy Development and Planning
  • Fundraising Strategy
  • Operating Model and Business Process Design
  • Governance/Performance Frameworks and Management Information
  • Evaluation Design and Delivery
  • Transformation Project Planning and Management
  • Business/Growth Case Development and Options Appraisal
  • Facilitation, Training Design and Delivery
  • Stakeholder Engagement

Jonah graduated from The University of Liverpool with a BA(Hons) in Politics, is a PRINCE2 practitioner and a trained facilitator, trainer and coach. A UK national, he speaks fluent English and has conversational Spanish.

+44(0)207 239 7900
jonah.grunsell@alerongroup.com