Andrew  Hind CB

Andrew Hind CB

Editor, Charity Finance

Andrew has been a leading figure in civil society for 25 years.

He was the first chief executive of the Charity Commission from 2004 until September 2010, and is widely credited with ensuring the sector has a regulator that is fit for purpose.

He became guest-editor of Charity Finance for the February and March 2011 editions before taking up the role on a permanent basis. In early 2011 he also took up a part-time role as Visiting Professor of Charity Governance and Finance at Cass Business School.

He was awarded the prestigious Companion of the Order of the Bath in the New Year's Honours List 2011.

Andrew’s other current roles include serving as a non-executive board member of the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence, and he is also a non-executive member of the board advising the Information Commissioner.  He is a member of the NCVO Advisory Council which meets four times a year.

Andrew became a trustee of the Baring Foundation in October 2010.  He also sits on Lord Hodgson’s taskforce making recommendations to government about cutting red-tape in the voluntary sector. 

Andrew has extensive experience of working with the charity sector. He was a senior executive with ActionAid (1986-1991) and Barnardo's (1992-1995) before moving to the BBC in 1995, where he was chief operating officer of BBC World Service. 

Hind was co-founder in 1988 of the Charity Finance Directors' Group (CFDG), and its chair from 1992-1994. He is the author of The Governance and Management of Charities, and was chair of the Charity Awards judging panel in 2011, having also served as a judge in the early years of the Awards. He received the Outstanding Achievement Award for longstanding commitment and service to the voluntary sector at the Charity Awards 2008.


 

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A Nobel prize for charity?

With the entry deadline for this year's Charity Awards fast approaching, Andrew Hind wonders who could have won a Nobel prize for charity.

Plymouth Brethren: This church is too broad

Andrew Hind looks at implications of the Charity Commission's ruling on the Plymouth Brethren and what this means for the public benefit test. 

Charity Finance - 200 not out

Andrew Hind reflects on what it means for Charity Finance to reach such a milestone and how it all began.

The evolving role of a charity finance director

With the Sorp consultation coming to an end, Andrew Hind discusses some of the challenges facing today's charity finance directors.  

The widely held view that charities should stick to doing good works and stay clear of campaigning is a recipe for social stagnation. The world has changed, charities need to change with it and speak truth to power about what it takes to solve root causes of societal ills rather than pussyfoot around problems.

» Liberal influence: Andrew Hind interviews Lord Rennard

Sally Jones

A touching tribute to an old friend, by Andrew Hind, and some final thoughts and reflections from a hospice bed, by Sally Jones.

A new approach to CEO pay

Andrew Hind discusses pay ratios and how much he thinks chief executives should be paid.

Charity Awards 2013 - What it takes to be a winner

The Charity Awards 2013 ceremony took place on 13 June in recognition of the outstanding work undertaken throughout the sector. We spoke with some of the winners and personalities attending to find out what it takes to be a Charity Awards winner.

William Shakespeare

Charity Finance editor and former Charity Commission chief executive, Andrew Hind offers his analysis of yesterday's PASC report.

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