Tesse Akpeki

Tesse Akpeki

Lawyer, chartered secretary, coach and mediator, Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution

A lawyer, chartered secretary, coach, facilitator and accredited Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution mediator.

She has served as an equal opportunities commissioner, a consultant with OnBoard and is an approved NCVO consultant. A trainer with Independent Theatre Council, she is an associate of the Centre for Charity Effectiveness at City University's business school and of the Centre for Strategy and Communication.

She has recently been appointed as Trustee of International Students House.

 

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Untapped treasures: women on boards

Women are still starkly under-represented on trustee boards and many charities are punching below their weight as a result. Vibeka Mair reports.

This is a charity, not a charity!

An anxious new trustee is flabbergasted at the generosity of a cash-strapped charity's employment terms.

Hidden treasures

Financial stewardship is a strategic governance issue, so the best place to begin improving practice is in the boardroom. Tesse Akpeki gives a perspective on the role of the treasurer.

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