Pat McGinn, PMG Consulting Ltd, has been working with community and voluntary sector organisations in Northern Ireland and abroad for many years, providing planning, implementation and evaluation consultancy. He has extensive experience in the provision of strategic planning, implementation and evaluation support to public interest, voluntary and community organisations. He was the founding Regional Manager of Community Evaluation Northern Ireland (formerly Charities Evaluation Services, Northern Ireland). He has an BA in Government and an MA in Political Behaviour from the University of Essex and an MSc in Applied Social Research from the University of Ulster. He is currently studying for a doctorate in Queen’s University, Belfast.