Lightful Labs

Lightful Labs.

Digital Consulting from Lightful Labs.

Strategy and design is at the heart of what we do.
We create and implement custom solutions to help you be more effective and increase your impact.

Who We’ve Worked With.

Our Approach.


We spend time with you and your stakeholders to look at how you currently work and identify opportunities and pain points.


We design a bespoke solution that is feasible and the best option to set your organisation and community up for success.


We build you a solution that is integrated with your current technology, refining and testing it with your team along the way.

What We Can Do.

Digital Strategy.

We evaluate your current technology through workshops with your staff and stakeholders. We then share with you the most appropriate technology solution and be upfront about how much it will cost.


We help you connect with your community through personalised portals to attract, manage and better engage your members.

Service Delivery.

We build personalised relationship management solutions that make volunteer management, programme delivery and application processes simpler and more effective.

Fundraising and CRM.

We help you improve your fundraising and campaigns through modern customer relationship management tools and personalised journeys for your supporters.

Compliance and Productivity.

We ensure your processes and systems are optimised and integrated so that your organisation is more productive, effective and compliant.

Meet Our Team.


Lightful’s unique combination of digital experts and sector specialists give us a deep understanding of the needs of charities, social enterprises, communities and non-profits.

Johnny Murnane.

COO & Co-Founder

Johnny brings leadership experience in both the private and third sector. He previously worked as Director of Development at Westminster Drug Project, and as a management consultant and executive creating organisational strategies for the boards of 6 listed companies. 

Vinay Nair.

CEO & Co-Founder

Vinay is truly passionate about the power of technology can have in helping charities and social enterprises increase their impact. Having spotted the lack of fit-for-purpose tech solutions for charities and social enterprises, he co-founded Lightful. He is a practitioner-in-residence at The Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship. 

Haydn Thomas.

Director of Development

Haydn has worked in fundraising for over 10 years and specialises in data analysis and operations, systems implementation, digital fundraising and campaign strategy, and supporter experiences.

Susie Perks.

Client Director

Susie manages projects of all sizes specialising in digital optimisation, customer experience, innovation strategy and Salesforce platform implementation. She is a Trustee for Jacari, an education charity based in Oxford and Bristol.

What People Say About Us.

The Lightful team are an experienced team of professionals with understanding of social enterprise, business requirements and design.”“We found Lightful very approachable and knowledgeable in the area of data protection and would recommend them to charities looking for assistance.”“Lightful used Salesforce to connect ABF’s WordPress and Facebook lead ads directly which saved 20 days of time managing data over the course of the campaign.”“Lightful helped us to refine our vision, design our Salesforce-based solution and our member portal interface. Their insight, scoping and project design helped us move closer to our vision.