Charities, nonprofits and NGOs: (re)building trust and legitimacy

Queen's University Management School

Cost: The conference fee is £120 (this includes food and attendance at the conference dinner on 3 September).
Please see the attached document for information.

Those presenting at the conference include:

Debra Allcock Tyler (Chief Executive of the Directory of Social Change) who will speak on ‘Trust but verify’.

Kieran Donnelly (Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) for Northern Ireland) who will speak on ‘Building effective partnerships between government and the charity sector’.

Andrew Hind CB (Visiting Professor of Charity Governance and Finance at Cass Business School, London) who will speak on ‘The days of unconditional public trust are over. What should the charity sector do about it?’ 

Helen Martin (interim Chief Executive Officer of the Charities Regulatory Authority) who will speak on ‘Charities Regulatory Authority, Ireland – the journey so far and current regulatory priorities’.

Frances McCandless (Chief Executive of the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland) who will speak on ‘Getting it right: what inspires public trust and confidence?’ 


  • Advice services
  • Arts
  • Carers
  • Children and families
  • Community development
  • Community relations
  • Disability
  • Education/training
  • Environment and Built Heritage
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Lobbying/policy
  • Men
  • Older people
  • Race/ethnicity
  • Rural development
  • Sport/recreation
  • Transport
  • Volunteer development
  • Women
  • Young people

Date and Time

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185 Stranmillis Road
United Kingdom

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Contact Details

Karen McAuley or Karon McIlroy

[email protected]