Over the last ten years, we have developed a suite of services designed to complement in-house expertise by providing bespoke packages that deliver high-quality outcomes for students’ unions and other third-sector organisations.

PDR 360 Reviews

We are the UK’s leading provider of 360-degree development reviews for student union officers, managers and Chief Executives. We've delivered more than 120 development feedback sessions in 2019/20 alone.


Providing expert Chief Exec & Director-level interims to the sector since 2010, directly through Antony Blackshaw and our experienced Associates, we're the most experienced organisation in delivering interims in UK Students' Unions today; delivering change, embedding good practice, and improving culture & stakeholder relationships wherever we go.

Trustee Board Reviews

Our Trustee Board Reviews provide a unique method for Trustee Boards to assess their strengths and weaknesses in a positive and constructive manner, leading to simple, effective action plans.

Trustee Training

We provide full-board training to ensure that your organisation is led by trustees with a clear understanding of their role, appropriate skills and the ability to deliver on their organisation’s purpose with robust governance.

Coaching, Mentoring, & Action Learning

Antony is a fully qualified life coach and links these tools and his 30-plus years of sector-experience to support Chief Executives in delivering results for their organisations whether individually or through Action Learning Sets.

Strategic Planning & Structural Projects

We work with clients across the UK on projects including strategic planning support, governance reforms, mission and scope reviews, staff restructures and financial analysis.

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With over fifty years of sector experience combined, we are passionate about delivering the highest possible quality of service for the membership in whatever organisation we are supporting.

Antony Blackshaw

Antony Blackshaw


Antony is a recognised expert in UK Students’ Unions. He has over 30 years in the sector, from a sabbatical officer in the 80's to twelve years as a Chief Exec in three Unions.

He specialises in bespoke innovative and sector-leading solutions for vision and strategy, third sector commercial operations, organisational culture, internal communications, and interim change management.

Hermione Blackshaw

Hermione Blackshaw


Hermione is a graduate of Edinburgh Heriot-Watt Universities and was Student Engagement Manager at Highlands & Islands Student Association (HISA).

She specialises in helping you achieve better results through emotional intelligence and leadership development. Hermione's currently on maternity leave from both BMC and HISA.

Raj Jeyaraj

Raj Jeyaraj


Raj brings brings you eight years of sector experience in multiple local and national roles.

He specialises in driving organisational income, impact, and influence from online membership engagement strategies. Raj delivers for membership engagement clients through SMOOVEmedia ltd.

Helen West

Helen West

Richard Walker

Richard Walker


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