CommunityCounts was founded in 2015 by Liz Pepler to support small community organisations, registered charities and social enterprises by working with them to simplify and strengthen their financial management.
Liz Pepler is a voluntary sector specialist with nearly 20 years experience of working with charitable organisations including roles as Finance Director (for organisations with an asset base of £35k to £35m), Senior Manager, Grant-Maker, Company Director, Treasurer, Trustee and Programme Manager.
Strategic leadership, Institute of Leadership and Management
Charity Investment; Theory and Practice, Cass Business School
Endowment Asset Management, Judge Business School, Cambridge University
London South Bank University, MSc (Distinction) Charity Accounting/Financial Management
London South Bank University, ICSA Post Graduate Certificate, Charity Management
'Liz understands exactly what is needed when it comes to the financial management and leadership of small organisations and communicates this in a friendly, clear and accessible way. This is a rare mix.' Nicola, Director, London School for Social Entrepreneurs
'Liz's experience in the charity sector is invaluable - she offers great advice, is a critical friend, and is incredibly positive about everything' Helen, Manager, Walthamstow Toy Library and Play Centre
'Liz is a superstar. Incredibly positive and helpful. She helped me put together a budget for a grant funding application, helped with advice on my accounts and delivered an excellent session for the School for Social Entrepreneurs programme that I am on. I would recommend her to anyone looking for support with the finances of their organisation.' Henry, Founder and Director, Green Schools Project