Meet The Team 2017-09-27T18:32:29+00:00

The MemberWise Network is unique as it is the only network led by association and membership professionals/experts. Our insight is comprehensive, targeted and we ensure the network is constantly developing and driving development/change and professionalism.  Meet our team!

Richard Gott
Richard GottMemberWise Network Chair
Richard (Rich) is the Chair of the MemberWise Network. He has worked within the sector for over 14 years and has held senior leadership roles within a number of leading membership organisations and associations. His role includes curating the network’s popular national conference programme, writing advice sheets, developing the network’s online and offline profile/presence and raising the profile of membership and association professional activity/practice.
Luke Stevens-Burt
Luke Stevens-BurtHead of Sector Insight and Development
Luke is responsible for quality assuring the work of the MemberWise Network. He manages the network’s popular jobs board that promotes career development opportunities within leading membership organisations and associations.
Richard Moorhouse
Richard MoorhouseMemberWise Associate Consultant
Richard provides consultancy services for the MemberWise Network. In addition, he supports the planning and delivery of our conferences. He can be seen on the ground at these events helping to ensure that they run smoothly.
Becky Byrne
Becky ByrneMemberWise Associate Consultant
Becky is responsible for marketing the network to sector providers and promoting membership to association and membership professionals who have not yet joined the network. If you want to know more about the benefits of membership Becky is happy is happy to help!
Susie Kay
Susie KayMemberWise Ambassador (Governance)
Susie’s key role is to promote professionalism within the network. She is responsible for supporting the delivery of the network’s consultancy services and specialises in the area of continuing professional development, governance and professional standards.
Paul Dawson-Hart
Paul Dawson-HartMemberWise Ambassador (Data Protection)
Paul has 15 years of business change and programme management experience and has led a number of transformational projects in the membership sector. His focus over recent years has been the impact of new Data Protection regulation in the sector. He is the author of the MemberWise GDPR blog, chairs nationwide GDPR events including the dedicated stream at Digital Excellence and is currently helping a number of membership organisations with their GDPR readiness journeys.

Paul actively campaigns on behalf of MemberWise and the membership sector to key bodies, such as the ICO, to ensure the views and concerns of the sector are heard and considered as guidance develops.

Sarah Alder
Sarah AlderMemberWise Ambassador (Digital)
Sarah Alder is a digital marketing consultant with a strong track record in the membership sector. A combination of in-house and consultancy work for large and small membership organisations gives Sarah a fully rounded view of strategic and tactical planning for marketing in a digital world.
She has a keen eye for spotting opportunities and developing ideas into business plans and her focus is on helping clients line up their digital activities with their business objectives. Her enthusiasm and persistence get even the most reluctant participants involved.