About Us

Stone Soup Development is a consultancy that specialises in economic development and social transformation of and in rural and urban communities and towns.

Our key strength is our ability to mobilise stakeholders and communities to uncover comparative advantage and latent potential in a locality and then identify the catalysts that will transform that into competitive advantage in a way that will benefit the community and /or region as a whole.

Our strategic intent is to be acknowledged as an organisation that really cares about people; one that sees empowerment and collaboration as the key to growth and transformation, where people are equipped with the necessary tools and processes to enable them envisage and create the future that they aspire to.

Unless a variety of opinions are laid before us, we have no opportunity of selection, but are bound of necessity to adopt the particular view which may have been brought forward –  Herodotus