“Fiona is a thoughtful and challenging observer of the charity and public service interface, able to bring new thinking and ideas to many issues, never content with half measures”

Dan Corry, CEO, NPC


Heard is a bespoke consultancy for charities and local government.

We bring practical and affordable support to organisations tackling complex issues in a complex environment.

Heard is led by Fiona Sheil, with 10 years of senior and national cross-sector experience at NCVO, NPC and the law firm Bates Wells, former Chair of Guardian Award winner, Wheels for Wellbeing, and an accredited coach.

In local government, Fiona led the transformation of £162m annual commissioned spend at a London council.

Publications include The King’s Fund’s The Voluntary and Community Sector in Health, Payment by Results and the Voluntary Sector and Failing the Public.

We believe in listening in colour: everyone should be heard.