Director of finance and support services, Baptist Union of Great Britain
David Locke has been director of finance and support services at the Baptist Union of Great Britain since June 2014.
His responsibilities include finance, legal, investments, HR, pensions and IT.
The Baptist Union of Great Britain is the union of over 2,000 churches across the UK with over 200,000 members.
Previously David was finance director at BMS World Mission - a charity operating in over 30 countries around the world. David started his professional career with KPMG and then joined Ernst & Young heading up a division focusing on global information systems security solutions.
David is a chartered accountant, holds an international qualification in information technology and is a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts.
David is a trustee of CAF (the Charities Aid Foundation) and is the chair of the audit committee for NCVO (National Council of Voluntary Organisations).
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Charities ought to treat their pension deficit like “Japanese knotweed” and try to “bury it out of existence”, delegates at yesterday’s Charity Finance Summit were told.
Incorporating a wider breadth of charity finance subjects alongside
established streams on charity VAT & tax and charity investment.
David Locke shares his experience of eliminating a deficit on his charity’s defined benefit pension scheme.
David Locke is speaking at this year's Charity Finance Summit on this issue. For more details go to www.civilsociety.uk/events
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David Locke, the executive director of charity services at the Charity Commission, has been seconded to Australia to be chief adviser at the new taskforce charged with setting up a charities regulator there.
Sam Younger, chief executive of the Charity Commission, has called for the late filing of documents with the Commission to become the sector equivalent of drink driving.