Tesse Akpeki

Tesse Akpeki

Lawyer, chartered secretary, coach and mediator, Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution

A lawyer, chartered secretary, coach, facilitator and accredited Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution mediator.

She has served as an equal opportunities commissioner, a consultant with OnBoard and is an approved NCVO consultant. A trainer with Independent Theatre Council, she is an associate of the Centre for Charity Effectiveness at City University's business school and of the Centre for Strategy and Communication.

She has recently been appointed as Trustee of International Students House.

 

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Trustee Exchange 2015

Find solutions to shared charity governance issues at this essential one-day conference for chairs, chief executives and trustees.

Trustee Exchange 2013

As we return for our sixth year, our theme is ‘challenges shared’, emphasising that Trustee Exchange has always been produced by trustees, for the benefit of trustees, but also for chief executives and company secretaries.

Psy

Tesse Akpeki ponders how charities might harness the attributes of Psy's global hit tune to achieve similar success for their own causes.

Quaker decision-making – a triumph in board transparency

Tesse Apeki is impressed by the way Quaker organisations use real-time reporting in board meetings to ensure transparency

Young people are willing, we just need to find them

Attracting young trustees can prove to be tough. But is it young people who are evading charities, or charities evading young people? Tesse Akpeki says young people are willing, but you need to know where to find them.

Is there such a thing as too positive?

Positivity is often cited as a key leadership skill, but Tesse Akpeki explores how too much optimism can lead to messy leadership.

How to avoid over-reliance on the chief executive

Tesse Akpeki has some top tips for trustees on how not to become dependent on one member of staff.

American boardrooms can offer UK charities valuable insight

BoardSource has recently published its NonProfit Governance Index 2010. Tesse Akpeki says the findings hold valuable insights from the US for governance development in the UK.

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