Andy Cawdell

Dovetail Management


Dovetail Management Consultancy provides consultancy services to the not-for-profit sector: charities, voluntary organisations, non-governmental organisations, social enterprises, local authorities, UK central government and international agencies:

  • we work to foster learning and independence in our clients
  • we work to persuade and then empower clients to learn to reach and implement their own solutions
  • we prefer to work with clients over a long period assisting with the implementation of any solution we offer
  • we are firmly committed to equal opportunities in all our work. We are trained to address the issues of culture, disability, gender, race and sexuality
  • we aim to ensure that our own practices are as sustainable as possible in order to protect the environment


Between us we have a variety of qualifications covering the work that we do.

These include long-term membership of the Institute of Fundraising, substantial qualifications in ICT in the private sector that also relate to the not-for-profit sector and several management qualifications including master of business administration


Between us we have over sixty years of experience in working with the not-for-profit sector in a variety of sectors including;

  • housing organisations
  • organisations concerned with drug and alcohol addiction
  • organisations in the transport sector, especially those with an environmental slant
  • a variety of religious organisations , including the Society of Friends ("the Quakers") and organisations with a Roman Catholic faith base