Barbara Frost won the Daniel Phelan Award for Outstanding Achievement
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The accidental aid-worker

19 Jun 2015 | Tania Mason

Barbara Frost, chief executive of WaterAid for the last ten years, was honoured with the first-ever eponymously named Daniel Phelan Award for Outstanding Achievement, at The Charity Awards 2015.  She spoke to Tania Mason about her career.

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The accidental aid-worker

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Huw Edwards, David Carrington, Andrew Hind

David Carrington’s 45-year contribution to the sector has stretched across funding, governance, impact, policy, social finance, and more.  Tania Mason met him.

William Shawcross, chair of the Charity Commission. Image by Fergus Burnett.

The new chair of the Charity Commission will have to work hard to demonstrate that he is sufficiently independent of the government, says Tania Mason.


Directing goods to charities

Since the Prince of Wales founded In Kind Direct in 1996, it has redistributed over £130m in value of goods to charities across the UK. Vibeka Mair meets its chief executive Robin Boles.

David Tyler (L), CEO of Community Matters and Joe Irvin (R), CEO of Navca

Ahead of the AGMs that will decide the fate of their organisations’ merger proposals, the leaders of Community Matters and Navca met with Niki May Young to explain how a merger would affect their membership, and why they won't be fighting to take the lead.

Sally de la Bedoyere, chief executive, Public Fundraising Regulatory Association

Despite Lord Hodgson's hint that there are too many fundraising membership and regulatory bodies, the PFRA is not going anywhere. In fact, says its new CEO, its remit will only grow. Tania Mason reports.

Tania Mason, group editor, Civil Society Media; Dame Fiona Reynolds; Jo Coburn, BBC correspondent

The 2012 Charity Awards judges have selected Dame Fiona Reynolds as the winner of this year’s Outstanding Leadership Award. Tania Mason met her.

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A real-life female trustee offers a personal account of being a young woman on a trustee board.

Regulating charities in the 21st century

A one-third cut in its funding has forced the Charity Commission to review all its operations. By Sam Younger.

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