When: Wednesday 26 February 2020 08:00am-10:30am
Where: Allia Future Business Centre, Kings Hedges Road, Cambridge, CB4 2HY
Book your place at our first Charity Leaders Group meeting of 2020. Focusing on Collaboration, speakers Jonathan Martin, CEO of YMCA Trinity Group and Joanna Woolcock, Director of Finance of The Church Commissioners, will explore how charities can best engage with each other, the use of shared service centres and how to engage with corporates.
About Jonathan Martin
Jonathan Martin, CEO of YMCA Trinity Group will talk about how “Collaboration can benefit all”. The YMCA Trinity Group is a local charity that has been at the heart of community transformation in Cambridgeshire and Suffolk since 1852. Its focus has always been on building proactive and sustainable communities with an emphasis on supporting Young People and helping them to realise their full potential on their journey from dependence to independence.
Jonathan has worked for YMCA since 1991 in a number of roles throughout the organisation. As CEO he is responsible for the overall operational work of the organisation, plus leads on the strategic direction and focus. He also works closely with the Board of Trustees to shape the YMCA’s future.
Jonathan will share his thoughts on how charities can work collaboratively to achieve mutual benefit as well as to increase and improve outcomes for clients.
About Joanna Woolcock
After qualifying as a chartered accountant with Deloitte in their commercial audit practice, Joanna moved into the charity sector, where she spent nine years in a variety of senior finance roles at the NSPCC. She joined Church of England Central Services in April 2017, as Director of Finance – Operations, where she leads the shared services Finance function, providing a comprehensive finance, payroll and procurement service to the National Church Institutions – several large charities which serve the mission and ministry of the Church of England and include an £8bn endowment fund, a policy/grant-making charity and a retirement housing charity, as well as three multi-employer pension schemes.
The Church Commissioners exist to support the work and mission of the Church of England today and for future generations, helping it to remain a Christian presence in every community. They manage an £8.3bn investment fund in a responsible and ethical way, using the money they make from investments to contribute towards the cost of mission projects, dioceses in low-income areas, bishops, cathedrals, and pensions.
About the Charity Leaders Group
The Charity Leaders Group provides a forum for local charity leaders to discuss issues related to the charity and not for profit sector and is a unique opportunity for charity executives in the eastern region to:
- Meet and share experiences
- Network with other charity leaders from the region
- Benefit from meaningful discussions and share ideas and challenges
At each group, there will be an opportunity to suggest topics for future sessions to ensure the events are valuable for your needs.
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