Who we are

Just Ideas draws on the experience and skills of its two Directors, Helen Garforth and Richard Usher, to ensure that we are responsive to your organisation’s needs rather than letting our services dictate what we can do. We work collaboratively with other organisations and individuals to extend our reach and expertise, across the UK and internationally.

Helen Garforth

Helen Garforth

Director

With 20 years’ experience of cross sector working I am a specialist facilitator, writer and researcher. I have particular expertise in participatory learning and engagement, a passion for turning talk into action, and the skills to support people to explore different ways of doing things...

Richard Usher

Richard Usher

Director

My love of working with people and organisations to enable them to reach their potential has driven twenty years of work in the UK voluntary sector and international development organisations. I am a specialist in qualitative research and evaluation approaches...