Ailsa Horne

Head of projects

Ailsa has 15+ years of experience across the charity, social enterprise and public sector and works with a variety of Capacity’s clients across the Northwest.  

Prior to joining Capacity Ailsa was Chief Operating Officer at a leading national charity and social enterprise based in Liverpool City Region and has previously held senior positions in local economic development as well as roles with Citizen’s Advice and The Charity Commission in her early career.  

Ailsa has experience in designing new initiatives from scratch as well as bringing a considered approach and ‘fresh pair of eyes’ to existing systems and plans. Ailsa has hands-on experience across all aspects of the effective running of an organisation, in particular, she has strengths in strategic and business planning, commercial planning, business innovation and service design as well as development and fundraising.  

Outside of work Ailsa enjoys spending time with her young family and friends in South Liverpool where she lives.