25 April - Trustee conference: 'Trustees as Charity Leaders'

A half-day conference dedicated to trustees & management committee members, followed by an evening trustee recruitment fair.

Conference sponsored by:

IBB solicitors



If you’re a trustee or committee member of a charity, voluntary or community group then you are a leader.  As a leader you’re responsible for the vision and direction of your organisation or group, for making (and keeping!) it a success and for ensuring you’re making a difference to the people who need you. 

conference delegatesOur annual trustee conference can help.  With inspirational speakers and practical breakout sessions you’ll come away ready to tackle anything and to lead your organisation into its future.


1.30pmRegistration & networking 
2.00pmWelcome from conference chair 

Plenary speaker:

'My life as a trustee.'

Phil Dart, Services director communities at Buckinghamshire County Council; Trustee at the National Paralympic Heritage Trust; Trustee at Thames Valley Partnership


Plenary speaker:

'GDPR for trustees'

Leah Waller, Employment law & GDPR specialist, Lennons Solicitors

Followed by a Q&A session.

3.15pmRefreshment break 

Breakout sessions

'Hallmarks of a successful chair' John Williams, Vice Chair Association of Chairs

'Skills for a winning board' Hazel Finney, Lead for Volunteering Community Impact Bucks

'Digital leadership for all' Dominic Tinley, Reach Trustee & Director, Thoughtsmith

6 - 7.30pm      

Trustee recruitment fair.  An opportunity for charities and community groups to promote themselves to potential trustees.

Find out more.


Who should attend?

Management committee members, board leaders and trustees.  Chief executives may also find this of interest.

If you want to become a trustee, take a look at our evening trustee recruitment fair.


  • £25 early bird booking discount.  Only 55 places available at the cheap early bird rate.  Offer expires when 55 places are sold.
  • £40 standard rate for charities, voluntary and community groups delivering services in Buckinghamshire
  • £80 for statutory or out of area organisations

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Event details


The Gateway Conference Centre
Gatehouse Road
HP19 8FF

Times:1.30pm - 5.15pm

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