D R Shaw Consultancy ServicesHere at D R Shaw Consultancy we offer a high quality, comprehensive and integrated package of advice, support and project management across the breadth of rural and environmental sectors at a strategic level.

D R Shaw Consultancy’s independent, flexible services can be retained and integrated as an extension of your in-house resource or commissioned on a project basis.

We have a wide-range of standing relationships with expert consultants and can identify and set-up collaborative partnerships to provide bespoke packages to fulfil clients’ needs. Contact us for a free consultation.

D R Shaw Consultancy Rural and Environmental ServicesRural and Environmental Services Projects

The company can provide a range of project management services, for example:

  • Sustainable development
  • The rural economy
  • Rural issues reports
  • Agricultural land management
  • Environmental land management
  • Environmental schemes and programmes
  • Sources of funding
  • The ecosystems approach
  • Scenario planning
  • Project management services– project development; project assessment; project evaluation and project management & governance

policy and strategy support for environmental projects

Policy and Strategy

Using the company’s extensive knowledge and experience of rural and environmental strategy, including delivery, we can provide:

  • Research to help shape the development of an organisation’s policy or strategy
  • Development of organisational policy or strategy
  • Manage the consultation process on draft policies and strategy, including stakeholder engagement
  • Provide advocacy services on new policy and strategy for the client

D R Shaw Consultancy Advisory ServicesAdvisory Services

The company can provide clients with detailed advice on a range of subjects relating to rural and environmental issues, including:

  • Sustainable development
  • The rural economy, for example the production of rural issues reports
  • Agricultural land management
  • Environmental land management
  • Environmental schemes and programmes
  • Identifying sources of funding
  • The ecosystems approach
  • The outcomes approach
  • Scenario planning (for example helping clients understand the implications and plan for Brexit)

Environment business services

Other Business Support Services

The company can also support clients by offering a range of wider services, which can be linked to rural and environmental issues or as standalone services. These include:

  • A facilitation service – this could be for meetings, workshops or arranging an event or visit.
  • Helping clients with partnerships – this could include chairing, forming, managing or representing the client (or any combination of these).
  • Undertaking advocacy or public relations work on behalf of the client – David Shaw is media trained.
  • Mediation and conflict resolution – for example helping a client resolve a difficult case or mediate between two parties who are in dispute.
  • Business process improvement – evaluation of existing processes and making recommendations on how they can be made more effective or efficient.