Ever thought about applying for a board role in the Charity sector? Come along to broaden your understanding of the range of opportunities out there, understand how your skills and experience are transferable and to meet other board members, both current and future.
The purpose of this event is to introduce you to the different types of board opportunities across the sector and to hear from a panel of board directors with a wealth of experience, who will share their individual journeys to the boardroom. As well as picking up insights and ideas, this will be a great opportunity to broaden your networks.
Sonia was appointed Board Trustee in 2017 at Breast Cancer Care charity (recently merged with Breast Cancer Now) where she currently chairs the Risk & Governance Committee. Sonia previously worked in the financial services sector for over thirty years as an ex- regulator (senior policy advisor at the Financial Services Authority) and risk management executive – holding senior roles in banking (HSBC, Lloyds, Barclays), insurance (AEGON) and consulting (Ernst Young and Arthur Andersen). Earlier in her career, Sonia worked for the Home Office and Virgin Media Group.
Sonia is an MBA graduate and Chartered Banker. She is also a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute and a Fellow of the International Compliance Association.
In her spare time, Sonia mentors emerging talent and executives; and is also a community volunteer for the British Red Cross, and a foundation trust member for NHS Sheffield Teaching Hospitals.
Dan is a Senior Manager at PwC with a focus upon providing audit and assurance services to charities and third sector organisations. Dan is a member of the PwC charities management board where he plays a key role in PwC's charities centre of excellence and is a member of the ICAEW charity committee. In January 2017, Dan became a sponsor governor for the Harris Academy in Peckham and in June this year became a governor for King William's College and the Buchan School. Since November 2017, Dan has been a trustee, treasurer and chair of the finance committee of UK Youth a leading national charity supporting youth development.
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"The session on Wednesday was a true inspiration to me. It was just what I needed at this time. The speakers you chose shared great insights on what NED roles they'd done, why they'd chosen them and how they got them. I also liked the Q&A session where the panel shared their hints on how to demonstrate what you will bring to the organization." March 2016
Drinks and light nibbles will be provided.
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