Anne Moynihan

Anne Moynihan

Consultant, Anne Moynihan Consulting from 2011

With twenty years’ experience of working in the sector, Anne was head of NCVO’s governance and leadership team until 2011 when she launched her own consultancy service, Anne Moynihan Consulting.

She has worked extensively within Citizens Advice – from managing a CAB to being a member of the senior management team of the national organisation.

Anne is a member of the steering group for the sector’s Code of Good Governance, a member of the Charity Law Association and was a board member of Trustees Unlimited.


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Trustees and members

Anne Moynihan looks at what happens when trustees and members disagree about the future direction of a charitable company.

Lessons learned from expanding too fast

Anne Moynihan looks at what went wrong when an independent agency expanded.

Financial sustainability – it’s not just about the money

Anne Moynihan looks at the role of a trustee in staying financially stable. 

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Anne Moynihan advises a frustrated chief executive whose trustees have refused to sanction a merger with another charity.

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Good advice, but there is an important point to add: merger is rarely a proper answer to impending insolvency.

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Merger: a board's duty to think the unthinkable

Anne Moynihan explains how external help was needed after merger talks broke down.

Inadvertently disempowering members

The committee members of a learning disability charity recently transferred all the assets and liabilities to a charitable company to protect themselves from personal liability without informing the membership of the unicorporated charity. A charity lawyer and governance consultant respond.

Charity soap opera: the final episode

Readers were invited to contribute endings to a the charity soap opera. Tesse Akpeki and Anne Moynihan responded and here are their conclusions...

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