Six Pitfalls of Charity Boards
It takes courage and effort to steward the growth and development of any charity. Ensuring that the board of trustees provide an appropriate level of expertise, challenge, scrutiny and support will be fundamental to a charity’s success, or failure.
A global search
The International Director of Langham Partnership is the most senior executive in the organisation. The role involves overseeing and coordinating Langham’s work globally. It was essential for us to find a leader who was highly skilled in building cross-cultural relationships, coordinating and leading change in a global and matrixed organisation.
Supporting a bank as it transitions and grows
Kingdom Bank is a Christian bank, aiming to use money for good. When we first started talking to Kingdom Bank, the organisation was facing a significant and exciting time of transition. The new owners had ambitious growth plans and the existing Chief Executive was due to retire in the coming months. We were excited to be invited by the Board to work with them to identify the new Chief Executive.
The dangers of hiring like minded trustees
When it comes to the complex issues faced by Boards today, breadth and depth of insight, innovation and wisdom are paramount. This level of cognitive ability cannot come from any individual alone, rather the wisdom of the team is required.
60 seconds with Laura Treneer
Allan talks to Laura Treneer who was Chief Executive at CPO (Christian Publishing & Outreach), is on the board of Global Connections, and is now a consultant with Frank Analysis Ltd, about lessons from leadership, remote working, and challenges in the non-profit sector.
60 seconds with Robin Peake
Carnelian led a search on behalf of Wycliffe UK earlier this year. Robin Peake was the successful candidate. He started the role near the beginning of the Covid-19 lockdown.