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.

Charities are not doing enough to defend themselves over pay, conference hears

Charities are not doing enough in response to attacks on chief executive pay, a Directory of Social Change conference heard yesterday.

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.

Social media

A British Council poll recently declared the invention of the internet the most momentous event of the last eight decades. But what are the implications for trustees?

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.

eHarmony – how online dating holds lessons for board recruitment

When it comes to recruiting the best people to your charity's board of trustees, what tips could you take from online dating sites? Tesse Akpeki elaborates.

Avoiding governance shambles

The Co-op's current troubles is a classic case of how bad governance can cripple an organisation says Tesse Akpeki.

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