River Path is an organisational pathfinder. We challenge perceptions, build evidence for change, and map the future.

We use a range of techniques, including strategic consulting, research, and the development of creative solutions, working for leading organisations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.


  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Stakeholder audits
  • Opinion former research
  • Focus groups
  • Briefs and think pieces

Strategic Counsel

  • Foresight and horizon scanning
  • Scarcity and resource issues
  • Organisational and programme reviews
  • Strategic challenge

Creative Solutions

  • Innovation and thought leadership
  • Network development
  • Social media
  • Workshops and events
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From our website on global risks and foreign policy

  1. OECD States of Fragility Report – Meeting Post-2015 Ambitions
    This afternoon, in New York, the OECD is launching its States of Fragility 2015 report which explores how new sustainable development goals and targets (SDGs) can be implemented in countries and communities that lack the political stability and institutions to … Continue reading →
  2. If Not Now, When? Ending Violence Against the World’s Children
    As part of UNICEF UK’s Every Child in Danger campaign, CIC’s David Steven contributed research with an eye toward the political solutions necessary for ending violence against children. In this report, he describes the scale of the epidemic, reviews the likely post-2015 targets that will make a. […]
  3. A Laboratory of Development – The Impact of Social Policies on Children in Latin America and the Caribbean
    The Latin America and Caribbean region is distinguished by the range of policies that it has developed to respond to both the opportunities and risks of contemporary globalization. From efforts to increase macroeconomic stability and major programs of economic reform, … Continue reading →
  4. North-South, South-South, Triangular Cooperation, and ICT for Development to the implementation of the Post-2015 Development Agenda
    Presentation by David Steven to the High-Level Event of the United Nations General Assembly on Contributions of North-South, South-South, Triangular Cooperation, and ICT for Development to the implementation of the Post-2015 Development Agenda (May 2014) Download Speech
  5. Next Generation Pakistan: Insecure Lives, Untold Stories
    Next Generation: Insecure Lives, Untold Stories is one of the largest pieces of qualitative research ever conducted in Pakistan and is rooted in a determination to listen to the voices of young people. It is the first to systematically collect … Continue reading →
Victoria Collis
Managing Director
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David Steven
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Jane Frewer
Business Manager
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Marlies de Groot
Research Consultant
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