Gary is a London based trainer and consultant with over 20 years experience in the public, private and voluntary sectors; with significant achievements in consultancy, training, funding development and community regeneration. Currently employed as a Director/Managing Consultant of CNT Associates, a London based company and previously a visiting lecturer/ research associate at the University of Central Lancashire. He has run and managed a string of successful businesses and also previously worked for a large PLC based in central London.Gary is a graduate and qualified trainer, who has developed & delivered training programmes for many businesses, SME’s and social enterprises. He has extensive knowledge of government funding streams and opportunities and can advise delegates how to get the best out of public, private and trust funds for their organisations.Currently working with a range of companies, social enterprises and social enterprises and civil sector organisations on various Public Funding programmes to research funding sources and other development opportunities. He has significant experience of working on and managing EU funding programme, especially ESF and also JCP, LSC & other regeneration projects. Gary is also an associate member of both the Institute of Fundraising & the Institute of Economic Development.