About ARC


Sustainable change requires a whole-systems approach, recognising the complexities involved.

That’s why we believe in the strength of effective collaboration with like-minded experts from a diverse range of backgrounds. Together we can co-produce tailor-made solutions to your challenges

Kate Carr

Director at Arc: Making the Difference

Kate’s skills and insight have been developed by delivering in senior roles across the public, private and third sector.

She helped established the first ever Office of the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales as Director of Partnerships, Engagement and Communication and has served south Wales as Assistant Police and Crime Commissioner.

Her skills are in problem-solving and consensus-building to develop and drive forward strategy, underpinned by extensive experience in how communications helps to achieve this.

She is passionate about working collaboratively across public, third sector and business to build strong, resilient organisations and partnerships that can work with stakeholders and communities to deliver change, particularly for those who need it most.

Kate is a former print and broadcast journalist who has also worked for two major children’s charities. She is chair of a community interest company seeking to support young people to fulfil their potential, is a housing association board member and provides coaching and mentoring to organisations and individuals seeking to make a change.

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Kate Carr

ServiceWorks

A service design agency helping organisations develop empowering cultures through consultancy and training. Work with us to challenge the status quo, put your customers first, and build services that work.

No one plans a bad service. But designing good ones takes the right approach, skills and methods to keep the focus on your users and their needs. Design thinking gives you the mindset and tools you need to think differently and transform services for the 21st century.

Intensive Engagement

Intensive Engagement is a social enterprise offering a package of tactical and strategic activities proven to significantly improve engagement between public authorities and local communities.

We are dedicated to improving the lives of communities and neighbourhoods by training people and organisations to better understand social & environmental problems, build on local capabilities and assets, develop rich insights and deliver a step-change in participation