Tim Harrison-Byrne

Tim Harrison-Byrne

Co Managing Director
Tim is Co Managing Director of nfpSynergy alongside Cian Murphy. Tim and Cian are responsible for all aspects of nfpSynergy's work. Tim oversees all of nfpSynergy's trend research, helping charities engage more effectively with their public, political and key stakeholder audiences. Tim advises clients on how perceptions of their brand have changed over time, as well as what broader societal trends mean for charities. 
Tim has delivered projects ranging from campaign and brand evaluations to stakeholder audits and strategy development. Tim leads on nfpSynergy’s tracking research with the general public, MPs, journalists and healthcare professionals, and regularly presents to various internal teams within charities.

Tim is a frequent speaker on a number of charity topics and has spoken at the International Fundraising Congress, The Wheel’s Annual Conference, the Institute of Fundraising’s National Fundraising Convention, UCL’s Global Citizenship Programme and multiple CharityComms events. He has also authored reports on trust in charities and donors’ perceptions on GDPR.

Before joining nfpSynergy, Tim worked in corporate research for three years, and prior to that worked for an MP.


Other team members

Cian Murphy

Cian Murphy Co Managing Director

Cian first joined nfpSynergy as an Intern in January 2011. He is now Director of nfpSynergy Ireland and is responsible for our bespoke and syndicated research in Ireland.
Claire Bennett

Claire Bennett Head of Projects

Claire oversees all the bespoke qualitative and quantitative research we do including impact evaluations, service user engagement, stakeholder audits and much more.
Jo Fischl

Jo Fischl Head of Public Audiences Research

Jo joined nfpSynergy in September 2012 and overseas all our general public audience research including nfpSynergy’s Charity Awareness Monitor. Alongside this she works on a wide range qualitative and quantitative bespoke projects for clients, with a particular focus on impact evaluation and research with service users.
Joe Saxton

Joe Saxton Driver of Ideas

Joe Saxton is Driver of Ideas at nfpSynergy and its founder. Joe works on a range of specific projects, especially those that look at strategic advice on fundraising or communications, or wider organisational issues.
Peter Dawson

Peter Dawson Researcher

Peter joined nfpSynergy in June 2018 and supports the work undertaken by the Public Audiences team assisting on the production and delivery of the Charity Awareness Monitor.
Rei Kanemura

Rei Kanemura Senior Researcher

Rei joined nfpSynergy in July 2015. She provides research and administrative support to the Projects Team, helping with the design and analysis of bespoke projects for our clients.

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