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

The Trustee Exchange one-day conference is an excellent opportunity for all trustees to benefit from stimulating presentations, workshops and interactive sessions to gain fresh insights to help your board operate more effectively and efficiently. The day also gives you the perfect chance to network face-to-face with other board members who tackle similar issues, share ideas and find solutions to develop best practice.

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.

The Strictly Come Dancing approach to charity strategy

Strictly Come Dancing set smashing standards last year, and delivered results. Tesse Akpeki muses that the Strictly approach could be adopted by charities.

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

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.

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.

Leading with a different perspective – the power of quiet

The best chief executives and leaders are often thought to be vocal, consummate networkers and extroverted. Tesse Akpeki reviews a new book which challenges this assumption.

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