Author Archives: Dan Francis

Dan Francis

About Dan Francis

Dan is responsible for NCVO’s governance consultancy offer, focusing on governance reviews, board performance and trustee training. He joined NCVO from the National Union of Students (NUS) where, as a long standing consultant, he supported the organisational development of local students’ unions as charities.

Our key lessons from Trustees’ Week 2020

As we approach the end of Trustees' Week, we provide a summary of the weeks events and key lessons to come away with to improve the effectiveness and impact of boards. Continue reading

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Trustees’ Week 2020: Supporting good governance during the pandemic

With Trustees' Week in full swing, we give you the lowdown on the various activities we've got planned over the next week as well as wider events in the trustee sphere. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: October 2020

Our monthly update on all things governance, this month including news on Trustees' Week 2020 Continue reading

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Governance round-up: September 2020

Our monthly update on all things governance including Continue reading

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Governance round-up: August 2020

An update on Charity Governance Code refresh and the Charity Governance Forum and online training for trustees Continue reading

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Governance round-up: July 2020

An update on Charity Governance Code refresh and the Charity Governance Forum Continue reading

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Governance round-up: June 2020

This month, recommendations from the Charity Commission's report into RNIB and ACEVO's Home Truths report, plus the latest policy developments of interest to trustees Continue reading

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Governance round-up: May 2020

What the corporate insolvency and governance bill means for charities, plus the latest governance news and events. Continue reading

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Crisis governance: Support for trustees during the coronavirus pandemic

Our latest governance updates highlighting what support and guidance is out there for trustees during the covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading

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Coronavirus and governance: What charity trustees need to think about

NCVO's governance expert identifies the important points charity trustees should consider as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading

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