Jackie Turpin

Jackie Turpin

Head of finance, Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust

Jackie Turpin joined the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust as head of finance in 2002.  Her primary responsibility is to work with its investment committee to ensure that the Trust's £150m endowment is properly managed. 

This includes co-ordinating with its investment managers and making sure that all its investments are properly screened against the Trust's strict ethical criteria. 

When necessary she engages with companies of behalf of the trustees. More recently she has supported the Trust's move into mission-related investments. She is also responsible for overseeing the Trust's financial transactions and for preparing the annual accounts. 

Before joining JRCT Jackie worked for a number of different companies and NGOs including Oxfam.  She holds an MA in development economics from Manchester University and is a chartered accountant.

Is this profile up-to-date? If not, please let us know at whoswho@civilsociety.co.uk


Search the Directory


The Civil Society Directory is a comprehensive and effective resource for finding organisations and people in the sector.

Top tweets from the Charity Technology Conference 2015

20 Nov 2015

The tenth annual Charity Technology Conference took place yesterday, organised by Civil Society Media....

Don't believe all the hype about databases

5 Nov 2015

Ivan Wainewright says that a successful database implementation is about much more than choosing a great...

How the Information Commissioner moved the goalposts on charities

3 Nov 2015

Five years ago the ICO published guidance five years on charities and the Telephone Preference Service,...

The Kids Company affair shows evidence still doesn’t drive funding decisions – but it should

24 Nov 2015

We still have a long way to go in ensuring that good quality evidence is used to guide decision-making...

How to hold a board meeting that doesn’t waste your trustees’ time

18 Nov 2015

If you want to run a successful board meeting, start with a successful agenda, says Denise Fellows of...

Five first impressions of the voluntary sector

16 Nov 2015

The 2015/16 Charityworks graduate cohort from the north of England are two months into their placements....