Lynne Gilbert

Lynne Gilbert

Charity Advisor, Executive Coach, Mentor and Mediator

Lynne Gilbert is a highly experienced charity advisor, executive coach, mentor and mediator.

Having forged her career in the corporate world as a management consultant alongside running her own company (South Lodge Consulting Ltd 1990-2015) she combined her commercial activities with supporting the charity sector as a problem solver.

She has held a number of interim roles ( Head of Volunteering Services Norwood, Development Director One to One Childrens Fund ) She was instrumental in the setting up and supporting the founder of the Brian Murtagh Charitable Foundation as the managing chair for 10 years till she stepped down in 2019. In that time over 300 charities were supported with funding and strategic advice. She also holds a number of charity advisory roles.


Lynne has a specialist interest in helping charities to develop charity challenges from concept to delivery, putting in place effective comms, strategy and infrastructure to generate a viable income stream as part of an overall fundraising plan. She is a special advisor for challenges at Norwood that annually achieves challenge income of £1 million. She is a successful endurance cyclist and trekker and takes groups all over the world.