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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Andrew Hind

The regulator has come under fire within the sector for being heavy-handed over its treatment of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, but Andrew Hind says much of the criticism is unfounded.

Stephen Lloyd

Sector leaders turned out in their hundreds yesterday to pay their respects to renowned charity lawyer Stephen Lloyd, who was tragically killed in a boating accident last summer.

Andrew Hind

Former Charity Commission chief executive Andrew Hind has declared that the Cup Trust debacle that damaged the regulator’s reputation as a competent organisation was wholly down to the “bad judgement and inadequate leadership” from its senior executive team and board.


Chair of the Association of Chairs, John Gladwin

A new organisation was launched last night to champion the role of trustee board chairs and help build their effectiveness.

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

Sir Stuart and Lady Rosamund

An impressive array of sector leaders turned out in all their finery on Saturday to attend the wedding of Sir Stuart Etherington and Rosamund McCarthy.

Dark days for the Commission

The Charity Commission's handling of the Cup Trust case was inadequate, according to its former chief executive Andrew Hind.

Sir Roger Singleton, chair of the Independence Panel

The government has seriously undermined the independence of the charity sector over the past 12 months, warns the Independence Panel in a new report out today.

CFG launches prize for ‘inspiring financial leadership’ in charities

CFG announced the launch of the Adrian Randall Prize for ‘inspiring financial leadership’ at its annual fundraising dinner last night.

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