Kevin Brownridge

Associate Business Consultant

Kevin Brownridge

I set up Perfect Moment as a consultancy specialising in providing business advice to cultural organisations and creative industries in 1995. For the last ten years, our main focus has been on large capital developments, mainly in the heritage sector. Prior to setting up Perfect Moment, I worked in Community arts, the probation service, teaching dissolution teenagers and community development as well as managing bands in London. We have been involved in an enjoyable and productive partnership with Tricolor since 2015. My favourite thing about the job is helping clients develop business plans which support their vision for their organisation. My biggest thrill is seeing organisations survive and thrive as a result of working with them. I like to work as a “critical friend” with clients taking the time to fully understand the context of their work and the outcomes they are working toward. I help clients define their strategic direction, ask provocative questions, analyse data through another lens, and work together with them to build exciting and sustainable business models. As a critical friend, I am a passionate advocate for the success of my clients.

Business Planning
Strategic development
Evaluation
HLF and European Funding Applications Project Management

B.A History and Sociology Lancaster University PGE Institute of Education

My previous experience:

22 years founding partner of Perfect Moment – business development consultancy for Culture, heritage and third sector organisations.

 Head of development for All Change one of London’s leading community arts organisations

 Community development worker for Swindon Local Authority and a community organisation in Finsbury Park

 Lead teacher on an innovative scheme for dissolutioned teenagers in a London East End Comprehensive School

 Ancillary worker with Middlesex Probation Service

 Partner in Vintage Clothing Business

 Band Manager and Music Promotor

Role in Tricolor Projects:

2017 – Royal Cornwall Museum – Business Planning and mentoring for resilience funding 2

016-17 Penzance Town Centre – Development Strategy and Fundraising

2015 – Brighton Dome and Festival – Evaluation Strategy

2015 Kresen Kernow Cornwall’s new archive – Business Planning

2014 Thelma Hulbert Gallery – Business Planning 2014 Cornwall Regimental Museum – Business Strategy

2013 King Edward Mine – Business Planning 2011-2014 – Set up Cornwall Museums Partnership

2013 Kernow Education and Arts Partnership – Business Strategy and fundraising 2010-2017 Hall for Cornwall – Business planning and Fundraising Strategy

20087 – 2015 Krowji, Cornwall’s Creative Industries Business Park Business planning, and fundraising

Experience

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