Roger Chester

Roger Chester

Head of Finance and Administration, LionHeart

Roger has worked in the NFP sector since 1975. His first experience of a computer was when the local authority audit section did the conga through the computer room at a Christmas party.

He has been head of finance and administration at LionHeart since 2002. His first contact with Charity Finance was when he rigged its business card draw at the Charity Accountants Conference. Ever mindful of the state of the planet he thinks that the best computer was the abacus as it relied on a biological power supply rather than an electrical one.

In 2011 he became a special advisor to the Al-Mizan Charitable Trust. He is also the current chairman of the finance and legal group at the Association of Charity Officers and at the start of 2012 he was appointed as a trustee for the Charity Employees Benevolent Fund.

 

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The science behind email marketing

Roger Chester explains the ins and out of email marketing to help  you understand what your marketing department is trying to achieve.

Lightning never strikes twice? - a broadband battle

Roger Chester outlines his latest battle to get LionHeart's IT infrastructure back in action.

Should civil society organisations upgrade to Windows 7?

We asked four experts to give their opinions on Windows 7 and whether organisations should be looking to upgrade.

The trials of getting back online

Roger Chester tells the story of a phone bill audit which had unexpected consequences.

Safe and sound: ultimate password protection

'A dictionary is only a text list that passwords can be validated against.' How to create a hacker-proof password

We need to talk about finance

How connecting technology can help to improve relationships across an organisation

Using chamber aids

How LionHeart funded technology training for staff

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