• "Paul Vallely combines a strategic mind and political instinct for making change happen"

    Justin Forsyth, Deputy Executive Director, UNICEF

  • "Paul Vallely has an unusual ability to distil complex arguments into clear and strong messages"

    Prof Nick Stern, Stern Review on Climate Change

  • "Paul Vallely's observations are sharp and sound, his advice unerring"

    Bishop James Jones

  • "This would never have been possible without your knowledge and commitment"

    Elton John

  • "Paul Vallely’s insights, judgement and advice are most valuable"

    Michael Grade, former chairman of the BBC

  • "What we hadn’t counted on was your incredible leadership and dedication"

    David Bull, executive director, Unicef UK

  • "You have made me proud. Thank you for being the midwife to a lot of powerful ideas."


  • "Paul Vallely knows how a business can combine making a profit with behaving ethically"

    David Nussbaum, Transparency International

  • "Paul Vallely’s dedication to the world’s poor has been exemplary for the past two decades"

    Bob Geldof

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Why partner with Paul Vallely

Paul Vallely is a writer and consultant on international development, religion and ethics. He works with organisations whose values he shares to help focus and sharpen their vision and communicate it to the wider world.

He has worked in newspapers, broadcasting, with aid agencies, government and church organisations for more than two decades.  He has a reputation for informed and adroit policy formation and engaging writing skills. He offers particular insight and expertise on aid and development, faith and religion and public ethics.


Paul Vallely can provide original research on development, religion and ethical ways of doing business. He can focus your own research, policies and campaigns into effective action. He will conduct independent external evaluations. He will work with you to find a better integration of your policy, strategy, operations and ethics. He is available as a keynote speaker.


Paul Vallely can devise a communications strategy to improve the way you present your work to the outside world and advise on how to handle the media. He will identify and synthesise the expertise that exists within your organisation, and show you how better to communicate your message.

Organisational ethics

Paul Vallely will help you think through the interplay of your business and ethical options. He will highlight the ethical dimensions of issues facing your organisation and advise on the implications they may throw up in the public arena. He can work with you on your organisation’s corporate social responsibility policy to make it integral to your organisation’s values and approach.

Writing and speaking

More information on Paul Vallely’s writings click on one of these links: latest book, books, journalism and public speaking. Paul Vallely is available for keynote addresses and lectures. Click here for examples of his recent speeches.

Pope Francis and his reforms - A film by Paul Vallely for BBC Newsnight

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