Recent consultancy clients include:
Cultural strategies for local authorities: LB Hounslow; LB Hillingdon; LB Brent; LB Islington; LB Brent; LB Haringey; Western Wedge, London 2012 strategy (8 boroughs).
Strategic and business planning: BalletBoyz; Wapping Project; myplace/Platform; Downhills Park Creative Exchange, Sports Hubs for White Hart Lane & Finsbury Park, Summer Uni London; CAPTURE.
Margaret Sheehy – project management/special briefs:
Project manager, Beijing Torch Relay Event/British Museum; Convenor, cultural consultations for Lower Lea Valley (London 2012 bid); Project Director, England's Past for Everyone (University of London); Programme Director, Creative Partnerships – London East and London South.
Margaret Sheehy – key management roles:
Proramme Manager, LB Barnet – implementation of Libraries Strategy. Oversight of the Libraries Restructure and implementatiuon of the Libraries capital programme addressing the need for radical savings in budgets alongside an overall improvements programme. Spending responsibility for £5m (2012/3).
Head of Culture & Libraries, LB Hillingdon – management of the arts/culture, adult education, libraries and tourism portfoloios with line management responsibility for over 20 sites, 500 staff and volunteers. Management of revenue budget of £8m (2008/9).
Regional Manager, South East Museums Libraries and Archives Council. Established a new post for the MLA, a client NGPB of the Department of Culture, Media and Sport. Management of partnership relationships with 74 local authorities. Chair, SE Living Places Partnership (Govt Office SE, Arts Council SE, English Heritage, Sport England, SEEDA). Leadership of key programmes, Local Government Improvement, London 2012. (2009)
Head of Diversity Unit, Arts Council London (2003).