TALKING TRANSFORMATION

Talking Transformation is a professional facilitation and specialist advisory company based in Cambridge, UK, that works locally and internationally with partners and clients who want to bring about transformational change.

Talking Transformation is one of the few professional facilitation organisations in the world that has specific expertise in multi-stakeholder dialogue processes for sustainable natural resource management and a zero carbon, climate resilient world.

With over 25 years of international experience in Africa, South America, the Caribbean and Eurasia, founding director Pippa Heylings and associate facilitators provide:

  • Design and facilitation of large national and international conferences and events that are focused on inspiring and delivering transformational change.
  • Specialist advisory service in environmental and climate governance, natural resource management and the mainstreaming of climate change.
  • Pioneering methodology for Action Labs, inspiring transformational leaders, networks and organisations, and supporting them in their pathways to change.
  • Monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment, strategic planning and organisational change processes.

Having a base in Cambridge and being a member of the Cambridge Conservation Forum enables Talking Transformation to access and share the wealth of UK and international knowledge and expertise that is found here in the science, policy, business and technology hubs.

OUR TEAM

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Facilitation of multi-stakeholder dialogues

We provide methodological design for large national and international conferences and events that involve multiple stakeholder groups. We also design and facilitate dialogue processes that manage complex information, conflicting interests and address issues of legitimacy, power and voice in decision-making. We provide state-of-the-art facilitation and environmental governance expertise to bridge the gap between science, policy-making and practical action.

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Natural resource governance and conflict transformation

With over 30 years’ of international experience, Pippa Heylings provides a specialist advisory service on the design, facilitation and evaluation of governance systems for natural resources and climate change. With her team of associate facilitators based around the world, Pippa provides design, facilitation and training in conflict transformation processes around complex social and environmental issues.

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Mainstreaming climate change and sustainability

Talking Transformation provides a specialist advisory service for governments and organisations seeking to transform the way they do business in order to mainstream climate change and sustainability. Talking Transformation has also pioneered and adapted the methodology for Action Labs, inspiring transformational leaders, networks and organisations, and supporting them in their pathways to change.