Ben Cairns

Ben Cairns

Ben has supervised over 250 IVAR projects, ranging from small organisational reviews with grassroots groups to national programmes of support and learning.

Previous work: Ben has worked in and around the voluntary sector for over 30 years, as a volunteer, manager, trustee and researcher. His primary experiences as a practitioner were in the housing and homelessness field, working with homeless families and campaigning for welfare rights; and in the HIV/AIDS sector.

Other interests: Ben is an Honorary Research Fellow at Birkbeck University and a Governor of his local Foundation Stage School.

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How can I adapt my leadership style for a half-remote world?

Questions from long-term charity leaders

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Asylum Support Appeals Project case study for small charities and social change

Field: Violence against women and girls

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Bristol Impact Fund: Coordinating council grant streams

Case study

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