Phil Jew

Phil Jew Consultancy Ltd


I'm an experienced third sector leader, based in London UK. I have 30 years’ senior policy, strategic, operational, people management and leadership experience in housing, campaigning, infrastructure and welfare advice and advocacy charities. After five years as a successful CEO at Citizens Advice Wandsworth, I became a freelance consultant in 2018 and have since undertaken a variety of funding, research, interim leadership, change and merger management assignments.

I'm committed to social justice, tackling inequality, disadvantage and discrimination. I value generosity, quality, creativity and accountability. My skills and experience lie in organisational and project management, communications, strategy, policy analysis, evaluation and impact research. I'm skilled in facilitation, funding and commissioning bid development, change management, merger management and relationship building.

The sorts of things I can help with include:

  • Researching, writing and designing annual reports, policy reports, business plans and other organisational communications and presentations.
  • Policy, strategy and impact research.
  • Facilitating the development of and drafting funding bids and tenders for single organisations and partnerships/consortia
  • Merger projects.
  • Policy analysis, theory of change development and implementation.
  • Event planning and facilitation.
  • Change management.
  • Merger and other options exploration and project management.
  • Interim CEO/Manager positions.
  • Project management, development and evaluation.


  • Advice Services Alliance
  • Advising Communities
  • Age UK Sutton
  • Association for Young People's Health
  • Citizens Advice Camden
  • Citizens Advice Haringey
  • Citizens Advice High Wycombe
  • Citizens Advice Maidenhead & Windsor
  • Citizens Advice Sutton
  • Citizens Advice Westminster
  • London Legal Support Trust
  • The National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux
  • Youth Access


  • Postgraduate Certificate in Management, Nottingham Trent University/ Financial Times Management
  • Runge Leadership Course, Work Foundation

Selected publications:

  • Advising Londoners – an evaluation of the provision of social welfare advice in London
  • All Change – the impact of Universal Credit in Southwark and Lambeth, 2019
  • Citizens Advice Wandsworth Annual Review & Prospectus 2017
    Health & Wellbeing in Wandsworth, 2017
  • Advocacy in a Cold Climate, 2011 (report not available online)
  • It’s the System Stupid, Radically Reforming Advice, 2008


See my LinkedIn profile for full CV: