About Us

“We have the experience to help bring bold strategies to life in unexpected ways and deliver the answers you need to move forward”
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Harris Iqbal
Managing Director

Charitas Consulting – Taking Charities to the Next Level

The pandemic has completely shaken the third sector with tens of thousands of charities in the UK and beyond facing possible closure. Yet despite this, never has there been a greater need for humanitarian interventions, as economic uncertainty threatens to squeeze more people than ever before.

As the old idiom goes, where there is crisis there is also opportunity. Despite compounded challenges, during the pandemic we helped charities grow millions in income and reach more beneficiaries than ever before.

New challenges require new strategies and new leadership. Here at Charitas Consulting we are here to help you rise to the challenges that your organisation faces.

Upskilling and empowering your teams and offering bespoke and tailored consulting. Get in touch for free consultation and let us explore how we can help your charity realise its fullest potential.


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Our core values

Act with Integrity

Our work ensures the highest ethical standards in all we do, brokering trust and accountability.

Make a Difference

Our engagement seeks to make lasting change with sustainable interventions.

Create Collaboration

Our philosophy puts people at the centre of all we do creating partnerships with value add - 1+1 = 3.

Reimagine the Possible

Our attitude drives solutions with creativity and innovation operating outside the box.

Keep It Simple

Our style is uncomplicated and straightforward. We say it as it is.

Go the Extra Mile

Our aspiration is to exceed expectations in every area of our work.

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Our team

Harris Iqbal has been providing specialist executive support to charities working across the world. He previously served as the Interim CEO of international humanitarian charity, Penny Appeal, during which he set into motion a 5 year strategy and led the digital transformation of the organisation during the Covid pandemic resulting in a year-on-year 30% increase in income. Harris has served in leadership roles spanning both the health and education sectors as well as in NGOs and local government over the last decade. 

He has extensive experience creating and managing complex, multi-level partnerships with a focus on developing diverse, high impact and sustainable programme solutions. As the former CEO of a charity focused on domestic and sexual abuse, he has designed and developed outreach programmes, clinical counselling services as well as advocacy, early intervention and prevention schemes. He is a recognised industry leader with a deep insight into challenges and trends within the development sector, with a particular skill set in reaching out to and understanding the needs and trends within BAMER communities.

Harris has led multi-million pound projects, with teams consisting of over 100 members of staff in the UK as well as multiple field offices around the world. He has implemented projects spanning several different time zones and operating across diverse cultures and challenging contexts including war, famine and natural disaster. His portfolio of experience includes both emergency relief, including responding to COVID-19 at home and abroad, as well as long term humanitarian and welfare solutions. By way of example, Harris’ work in the UK in the wake of the Grenfell Fire tragedy was recognised by the Mayor of London and highlighted by HM The Queen. 

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