Martin Price

Position: Martin Price Associates

Overview

As the leading third sector consultants in Wales, we offer a full management consultancy service with advice on fundraising and business management to the charity sector, voluntary bodies, co-operatives, social businesses, social firms, community enterprises, local authorities, schools and colleges.

Business Plans, Strategic Planning, Organisation Reviews, Funding Strategies, Research, Training Courses.

We have extensive expertise on Wales, Welsh institutions and Welsh culture, including the Welsh language.

We are part of Wales's cooperative of consultants.

Martin Price's book Social Enterprise: What it is and Why it Matters is available on Amazon Kindle.


Clients

Scouts Cymru, Race Equality First, Disability Powys, Women Connect First, Cymmer Library, Fishguard Youth Project. Tanyard Youth Centre, Pembroke.

We are on the consultants panels for:
Lloyds Bank Foundation, Institute of Fundraising Cymru, WCVA's Catalyst scheme.


Qualifications

BSc Pure Mathematics, MSc and PhD in Statistics

Chartered Statistician

Fellow of the Institute of Fundraising


Experience

Dr Martin Price has been Director of Martin Price Associates since 1996. He is an experienced consultant and trainer, who has had a number of senior management roles in the voluntary sector in Wales.

Dr Price was Chair of The Institute of Fundraising Cymru for several periods over twenty years and for six years was a UK Trustee of the Institute. For three years he was Vice Chair of the BBC Wales Charity Advisory Forum, which advises on BBC Children in Need applications and allocates charity broadcasts in Wales. He was also a member of the UK BBC Advisory Appeals Committee.

He is a Board Member of the Development Trusts Association Wales and of Social Firms Wales. He is also a Member of the Institute of Consulting and the Operational Research Society. In 2019, he was appointed by the Minister of Education to the Board of the National Academy for Educational Leadership.

He ran the South Wales operation of The Prince's Youth Business Trust, helping some 400 disadvantaged young people into self-employment over a period of three years and worked with Business in the Community in Wales, setting up Employee Volunteering schemes, forging links between companies and the voluntary sector. He also set up the Fundraising Operation for Mencap in Wales in their Fiftieth Anniversary year.

He was Project Manager for HRH The Prince of Wales' Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Investiture, organising Royal Visits and three garden parties at Castles around Wales.

Dr Price has sixteen years’ experience at a senior level in the commercial sector with British Gas plc, acting as an internal consultant on Operational Research projects, Corporate Planning, Business Strategies, and Management Buy-Outs, and managed the Information Technology Centre for British Gas in Wales.