About Us

Pathways 21 is a well-established consultancy agency focusing on project management for both private and community-based companies.
Support services include business planning, financial assessment and brand management, plus attendant marketing and public relations campaigns

Gary Parker CEO
Gary Parker - CEO
Ruth Dodson, Marketing Director, Pathways 21
Ruth Dodson - Marketing Director

Our Story

We have an experienced and highly motivated team of consultants and trainers, carefully selected to match their experience and knowledge to your organisational and/or training requirements. Let us introduce our team:

Meet our Team

We have an experienced and highly motivated team of consultants and trainers, carefully selected to match their experience and knowledge to your organisational and/or training requirements.

Let us introduce the team:

Gary Parker, CEO, Pathways 21

Gary Parker, CEO

Gary is the CEO of Pathways 21 and has over 20 years of consultancy, fundraising and training experience. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising (CIF) and the Institute for Economic Development (IED). Gary has extensive experience of community regeneration consultancy, SME and social enterprise development, housing consultancy, training, community development and fundraising.

Gary has fundraised over £30 million for clients from a wide range of funders, including DWP, ESF, Big Lottery, Social Investment Business, LSC, Public Health England, London Catalyst and many charitable trusts.

Board Memberships

  • Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust – 2016 to date
  • Swan Foundation Charity – 2016-19
  • Future Communities (social enterprise) – 2006 to date
  • Clear Synergy (arts social enterprise) – 2020 to date
  • Community UK First (community wealth building social firm) – 2020 to date
Ruth Dodson, Marketing Director, Pathways 21

Ruth Dodson, Marketing Director

Marketing Director Ruth Dodson has worked in publishing for 20 years, managing editorial output and attendant marketing campaigns across a range of companies in the private sector, from football clubs to retailers, from consumer groups to digital suppliers. Ruth has a wealth of experience delivering tailored editorial content across platforms, including websites, social media, plus print communications including magazines, papers and books. In addition, Ruth has extensive experience in the supply of targeted public relations campaigns to maximise the profile and reach of businesses. Ruth is a member of the Content Marketing Institute (CMI) and the Professional Publishers Association (PPA).

Sybil Mayard, Digital Services Consultant, Pathways 21

Sybil Mayard, Digital Services Consultant

Sybil Mayard recently graduated from the University of Kent with an MSc in Computer Science. As part of her placement year, she worked for an IT consultancy specialising in performance testing. Currently Sybil is a freelance Consultant, helping small businesses to improve their online presence by implementing the most appropriate and cost-effective technological solutions.

Jack Lee

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit.

Zoya Hank

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit.

Alex Jones

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit.

Chris Parker

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit.

Number Speaks

10+

Awards

5+

Countries

12+

Partners

7k+

Students

What Clients Are Saying About Us

Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.
Kelvin Black
From Dallas, USA
Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.
Zasha Swan
From Australia
Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.
Frank Jones
From Japan
Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.
Jack Brownn
From London, UK