Doughty Consultancy supports organizations that want to change the world, providing consultancy and freelance policy and communications expertise. We help you to be bold

Doughty Consultancy can support you in-house, help remotely with tackling big jobs, or in developing your own team’s capabilities with training and coaching. These include:


  • Interim management
  • Project management


  • Speech-writing
  • Articles
  • Briefings


  • Communication for managers and leaders
  • Public speaking coaching


Richard helped IDH-Sustainable Trade Initiative and Solidaridad to create a story for key business stakeholders. Richard masters creating functional stories and is a pleasant trainer in presentation. 

Bram Verkerke – Press Officer, Solidaridad Europe  

Richard provides you with techniques, tricks and perfect advice that will give you confidence in delivering speeches. He is excellent to work with and puts you at ease at all times. I have employed his advice to all aspects of my work. 

Matthew Foster FCILEx – President, Chartered Institute of Legal Executives  

Richard’s an inspiring leader, with compassion and empathy at the heart of what he does. Not only did he keep the group focused and to task, he also invested enormous amounts of time and energy and promoting our work, winning external agencies as champions to translate our recommendations into tangible outcomes, and importantly keeping our collective moral up at times when we doubted if we could achieve what we wanted.

Jules Mason – Former Leadership 20:20 Commissioner

Richard is a great team-player with an unmatched understanding of the politics of running effective campaigns.

Siobhán Kinealy, Esq. – Former UoESU President

Richard is an excellent Chair bringing focus, insight and humour to each meeting and zeal to each new challenge. Richard is a thoughtful, energetic and intelligent leader.

Rowena Lewis – Former Leadership 20:20 Commissioner

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