Eve Holt

Eve Holt

Eve Holt – Happen CIC, DivaManc

I’m Eve. I am a director and co-founder at Happen Together CIC, helping people make good stuff happen through coaching, facilitation, training and joined up ‘big picture’ thinking.

After a 13 year career as a public law and human rights lawyer (specialising in education, health, mental health and social care) I decided to focus my energies on working with people, nurturing authentic relationships, collaboration and wellbeing for systemic culture change. I am passionate about person/human-centred practice, inclusion, participation and deep democracy.

I am excited about the role and space M4 can grow for citizens and leaders to work together and to do and design things differently for a more inclusive, well and sustainable Greater Manchester and North. I also appreciate the space M4 provides for my own personal development and wellbeing as an activist, social entrepreneur, citizen and doer with big dreams!


  • Facilitating Inclusive and Participatory Events
  • Clean Language Coaching and Systemic Modelling – for Individuals and Groups
  • Design of Tools and Materials for Engagement on and off-line
  • Community Building and Organising
  • Systems Mediator and Partnership Creator
  • Social Media, Blogging, Journals and Report Writing
  • Governance and Leadership
  • Legal Knowledge and Skills – public law and discrimination
  • Cycling Instructor, Advocate & Consultant


All change starts when people get together and talk about the things they care about.  We move in the direction of the questions we ask”  Margaret Wheatley

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