James  Thompson

James Thompson

James Thompson has worked in and around the voluntary and community sectors for 30 years.  He has been an activist, volunteer, playworker, campaigner, student, community worker, student (again), community development officer, director and chief executive.  Much of this experience has been in local independent organisations concerned with disability, special needs, special education and family support.

He now works as a freelance consultant, trainer and researcher with a particular interest in the support and professional development of managers of small and medium sized organisations across all sectors. 

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Governance isn't working?  Examine your motives for saying so

James Thompson doesn't buy the argument that the existing governance model is bust, and even suggests that those that say it is have a self-serving agenda

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