Counterculture Partnership LLP is delighted to announce the appointment of Shelley Twitchin as a Partner. A graduate from world-class conservatoires and an ACCA Fellow, Shelley has worked extensively in practice and in industry, finding a passion for the not-for-profit, arts, culture, and education sectors. Shelley has held senior financial and strategic roles at Kings Place and the Yehudi Menuhin School, has launched brand-new business strands delivering significant revenue increases, and has managed major capital projects alongside fundraising campaigns.
Taking up her new role, Shelley Twitchin commented:
“I am thrilled to be joining Counterculture, working alongside such creative and forward-thinking professionals. I’m looking forward to bringing my financial management and strategic planning experience to help grow these service areas and deliver quality work for our clients.”
Phil Benton, Senior Partner and Vice Chair of Counterculture, welcomed Shelley’s appointment:
“Shelley’s wealth of experience in the cultural, education and not-for-profit sectors will be a significant addition to the team here at Counterculture. She brings with her a reputation for turning vision into action and her proven track record as a strategic leader will be a huge asset to our clients. I am delighted to welcome her.”
Robert Read, Chief Executive of the National Concert Hall in Dublin adds:
“Shelley has the rare ability to distil an organisation’s mission and values into a financial strategy. She asks the questions no one’s thought to ask and delivers the answers with an action plan and an eye on the future. At Kings Place, Shelley transformed the way we analysed concert income, changing our decision-making criteria and leading to increases in contribution from the artistic programme.”
Shelley’s key areas of expertise include financial reporting and analysis, performance management, strategic planning and implementation, stakeholder consultation, change management and VAT accounting for charities.