Neal Green

Neal Green

Senior policy adviser, Charity Commission

Neal Green is a senior policy advisor at the Charity Commission. His main current area of responsibility is charity governance. 

He contributed to Good Governance, the Code for the Voluntary and Community Sector, and represents the Commission on the Code Steering Group.  He co-wrote the Commission’s research and guidance on charities and public service delivery, contributed to guidance on campaigning and the CIO model constitutions.

More recently, he wrote It's Your Decision (decision-making for trustees), and is currently updating The Essential Trustee. He helped to instigate Trustees' Week, an annual event to showcase the great work that trustees do.

Neal has produced guidance for exempt and excepted charities, and has advised several government departments about becoming principal regulators of exempt charities.



Is this profile up-to-date? If not, please let us know at

No Content Found


Search the Directory


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

Charity Technology Conference roundup: less about technology, more about people

26 Nov 2015

Kirsty Weakley rounds up the learning from the Charity Technology Conference, and finds it was less about...

Why charities need to harness the power of their data

25 Nov 2015

A session at last week’s Charity Technology Conference about why Macmillan embraced analytics reminded...

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....

The problems with the debate on equal pay in the charity sector

25 Nov 2015

We’re using the wrong numbers to measure pay inequality in the charity sector, and drawing the wrong...

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...