Kate Hammond

Charities Aid Foundation

Kate leads the Insight team at the Charities Aid Foundation. She has experience working in defence and the charities sector, using data and research to inform decision making.

She has used descriptive and predictive analytics methods to inform product development and marketing campaigns. Kate is interested in data visualisation and the application of operational research methods for problem solving.

10:35 - 11:00

Wednesday 12 May

The impact of COVID on the third sector and how to improve your organisation’s response

What has been the impact of COVID on the third sector? How do organisations need to adapt? What help is available to redesign strategy, processes, operations, data collection and analysis? In this session The Charities Aid Foundation will discuss the impact COVID has had on the third sector and Pro Bono Operational Research will talk you through the types of support available to help you build back better. Come prepared to discuss key challenges you have encountered over this last year with our PBOR experts.

10:35 - 10:40  Welcome and Introduction to OR (Jane Parkin)

10:40 - 10:50  The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on charities (Kate Hammond) and poll questions

10:50 - 10:55  PBOR Case Study - Home-start (Jane Parkin)

10:55 - 11:00  Pro Bono OR Scheme (Amy Hughes)

11:00 - 11:15  Discussion (Ashleigh Monks)