I am a freelance consultant who helps science and research organizations position themselves and boost impact. I offer the following services:
- Advice on strategic communications and influencing tactics based on organizational aspirations, stakeholder mapping, and needs such as funding.
- Design and run foresight processes to help organizations understand potential futures and plan effectively.
- Situational awareness analysis of the funding, scientific and policy environment relevant to organizational activities and goals.
- Researching and writing of organizational strategy documents, reports and evaluations.
I specialize in European organizations in both public and private sectors, universities and not-for-profits but also offer services to other parts of the world including multilateral scientific organizations and programs.
Please contact me if you would like to find out how I could help your organization.
I use this website (under the ‘Topics’ tab on the top right of the page) for some of the background research that informs the advice I give. Sincere thanks to all the dedicated and insightful people who are quoted.
Dr. William Burns PhD MSc
PhD-qualified science policy advisor with 15 years’ experience at the science-policy interface (last six years spent in the climate change, sustainability and environment field). I have advised government agencies, universities and international organizations on science and research.
Email: email@example.com / tel.: +44 7483 897 162 / LinkedIn