Jamie Buttrick BA (Hons) MA

Jamie has over 17 years' experience of managing and delivering research studies for a range of public, private, voluntary and community sector clients including charities, sector skills councils, the voluntary and community sectors and a range of cultural organisations. Recent clients include Arts Council England, Skills for Care, Macmillan Cancer Support, The Wise Group, The Heritage Alliance, the Welsh Government and the Big Lottery Fund.

He has a wealth of experience of national, regional and local project and programme evaluations, delivering robust analysis and practical recommendations to assess impact and inform forward planning. His utilises a range of skills across qualitative interviewing and quantitative analysis and brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding of utilising qualitative and quantitative information to generate intelligence in the assessment of hard and soft outputs, impacts and outcomes.

Jamie has specific expertise and interest in interventions focusing on skills, training and personal and organisational development, with a particular interest in employability, social care and widening participation in arts and culture. He brings extensive knowledge of consulting with employers, training providers, learners and beneficiaries of targeted interventions using a range of consultation and survey methodologies to assess progress towards a range of personal, health and wellbeing and socio-economic objectives.

Outside of work Jamie spends most of his time with his young family trying to master the role of being in two places at once to watch his son and daughter play football. Amongst his sports and leisure interests, Jamie regularly plays 5-a-side, is a keen follower of Northern League football and strives to maintain a half-decent garden to escape to. 

A selection of assignments that Jamie has managed or contributed towards is provided below:

• Awards for All Evaluation, Big Lottery Fund
• Equality and Diversity Evidence Review, Arts Council England
• Evaluation of the Alcohol Behaviour Change Programme, Safe Newcastle
• Evaluation of bait (Creative People and Places South East Northumberland), Woodhorn Charitable Trust
• Evaluation of the Care Act Learning and Development Programme, Skills for Care
• Evaluation of the East Durham Creates Creative People and Places Project, East Durham Creates
• Evaluation of the Living well with and beyond cancer (LWWBC) programme, Bristol CCG
• Interim and Final Evaluation of the Talent Match North East Programme, The Wise Group
• Mapping Knowledge Support for Care of Older People in Health and Social Care Partnerships, NHS Education for Scotland
• Rapid Evidence Assessment: The Effective Delivery of Information, Advice and Guidance, Welsh Government
• Study into the Impact of a Values-based Approach to Recruitment and Retention, Skills for Care
• Summative Assessment of the Northumbria Enterprise and Business Support (NEBS) Project, Northumbria University
• The Role of Advice Services in Health, Advice Services Alliance
• The Value of Design Review: Evaluation Scoping Project, Design Council Cabe
• Unlimited: Mapping the Reach 2017-2020. Artsadmin and Shape