Who We Are

Carney Green is a management consultancy operating across the UK from London and Birmingham. Founded in 2013, our business is based on energy, intelligence and client service.  We deliver research, strategy and change consultancy to a range of clients including central and local governments, infrastructure organisations, regulatory bodies, Local Enterprise Partnerships, and a range of other organisations from the private and voluntary sectors. We help our clients identify, plan and deliver sustainable outcomes for their service users, commissioners and shareholders.

Our Team

Mike Lane

Mike is a project management expert with over 15 years of consultancy experience overseeing a variety of large scale and high profile programmes and projects, primarily related to business improvement, economic development, social policy and change management. Mike is particularly experienced at undertaking assignments related to impact measurement, evaluation and strategy development.

His recent projects include managing an evaluation of Derby City Council’s Regional Growth Fund programme, undertaking an Interim Programme Manager role for Network Rail, developing an Estates Strategy (and subsequent implementation support) for the Health Research Authority, delivering an evaluation of the Yorkshire Innovation Fund, and providing a review of SENDirect’s national online brokerage service. Mike has previously managed a series of high profile projects for the Home Office, HM Prison Service and Ministry of Justice. He is an accredited PRINCE2 Practitioner.

Evelyn Hichens

Evelyn specialises in delivering social policy evaluations and has particular expertise in delivering the consultation elements of our commissions. She has worked on a number of high profile and politically important evaluations for the Home Office and Ministry of Justice. Working on these commissions, Evelyn has been able to showcase her consultation skills, engaging with numerous vulnerable, sensitive and hard-to-reach groups including: failed asylum seekers, refugees, gypsies and traveller communities, homeless people, and offenders. Evelyn, working alongside Manchester Metropolitan University, is currently leading an evaluation of the Youth Justice Board’s new resettlement consortia which aims to reduce youth reoffending in high custody areas.

Other recent projects Evelyn has played a key role in include: an evaluation of Youth unemployment services in Kent, which involved calculating the social value of a number of interventions across the county; an evaluation of the Progression Pathways Project delivered by Finsbury Park Homeless Families Project which focuses on engaging and supporting hard to reach homeless families; and two evaluations of physical regeneration projects in Pembrokeshire which had received European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) monies.
Evelyn is the Vice President of Future Faces, a networking and development forum for young professionals in Greater Birmingham.