Neal Green

Neal Green

Senior policy adviser, Charity Commission

Neal Green is a senior policy advisor at the Charity Commission. His main current area of responsibility is charity governance. 

He contributed to Good Governance, the Code for the Voluntary and Community Sector, and represents the Commission on the Code Steering Group.  He co-wrote the Commission’s research and guidance on charities and public service delivery, contributed to guidance on campaigning and the CIO model constitutions.

More recently, he wrote It's Your Decision (decision-making for trustees), and is currently updating The Essential Trustee. He helped to instigate Trustees' Week, an annual event to showcase the great work that trustees do.

Neal has produced guidance for exempt and excepted charities, and has advised several government departments about becoming principal regulators of exempt charities.



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Neal Green

Neal Green of the Charity Commission explains some of the recent changes to the regulator's trustee guide, CC3.

Charity Commission trustee guidance

All charities must follow recommended good practice or explain why, the Charity Commission has said as part of the launch of its new "clearer and more concise" guidance for all trustees.

Senior policy adviser, Charity Commision

Neal Green advises against allowing one person to dominate the organisation.

Handling a disputed legacy

The Charity Commission and lawyers Robert Oakley and Laura Soley offer guidance on approaching a legacy dispute.

What to consider in drafting compromise agreements with senior charity staff

A lawyer, an accountant and the Charity Commission provide initial advice to a board of trustees on the issue of compromise agreements for senior staff.

What to do when a trustee is interested in an executive role

The Charity Commission's Neal Green explains how to proceed when a trustee takes an interest in applying for an executive role within a charity.

How to maximise income from a property sale

A lawyer, an accountant and the Charity Commission provide advice on maximising income from a property sale.

What trustees should expect from the Charity Commission

With stringent cutbacks in their budget, what help can trustees now get from the Charity Commission? Neal Green explains.

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