Linda Laurance

Linda Laurance

Principal associate, Linda Laurance & Associates

Linda Laurance is the principal associate for Linda Laurance & Associates, and specialises in guidance on governance and conflict management for boards of trustees, directors and senior staff in civil society organisations.

Laurance is also accredited by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution as a mediator specialising in employment and interpersonal disputes and discussion facilitation, and is advisor to the board of the mediation service Global Mediation.

In the past, Laurance has served as chair for the original Code of Governance working party and the former UK Workforce Hub steering committee on trustee and Management Committee standards. She is founding past chairman of Charity Trustee Networks, and former deputy chair of Community Network.

She is also a member of the Institute of Fundraising and a former member of its standards committee. She is vice chair of EUConsult and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

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Unpaid creditors and an overdraft existence. A deputy chair and an auditor advise trustees facing questions about the financial governance of their charity.

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