Charity consultant from June 2011
Rosie Chapman is a charity consultant who spent ten years as director of policy and effectiveness at the Charity Commission, until June 2011.
A co-founder of Belinda Pratten and Rosie Chapman Associates, she specialises in board strategic planning; regulatory and governance advice; policy, campaigning and public affairs; research and evaluation, and communication.
Prior to joining the Commission, Rosie spent six years at the Housing Corporation in a variety of roles culminating as assistant director (regulation policy). In the past she has worked for a housing association, acted as company secretary for a number of charitable organisations, and within local government.
Rosie has held a number of trustee and board positions. Most recently, in September 2011, she joined the board of CFDG and became a trustee of Catalyst Gateway, a community development charity.
Rosie is also a member of NCVO's Charity Law Review Advisory Group and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.
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Rosie Chapman ponders how the charity brand can protect itself in the melee of competition for service delivery contracts.
Rosie Chapman looks at the incentives for volunteering across sectors and asks: are marketisation and spending cuts making the future look corporate in the search for trustees?
The Charities Act 2006 has, overall, proved to be a good piece of legislation that is fit for purpose, the NCVO Charity Law Review Advisory Group has concluded.
Remuneration of trustees and potential alternatives to the Charity Tribunal are just two areas that the NCVO’s Charity Law Advisory Group will examine as part of its review of the Charities Act 2006.
The members of a merged board are still acting in the interests of their old charities and not the new charity. Rosie Chapman offers advice.
NCVO has set up a new group to lead an independent review of charity law, which will shadow the work of the government’s own review of the Charities Act 2006 due to start in November.