Belfast Charity Conference Webinars

  • Date: 27 Apr 2021
  • Time: 10:30 - 12:30
  • Venue: Webinar, Hosted via Zoom, Join from any location, Registration link below

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Smith & Williamson (S&W) Belfast Charity Conference will be held as a virtual event this year. Our conference will be held as two webinars taking place on 27 April 2021. The first webinar will be held from 10:30am - 11:30am with a 10 minute break followed by the second webinar which will be held from 11:40am - 12:30pm. 

We are delighted to welcome Nora Smith, Chief Executive of CO3 who will discuss what financial resilience looks like in the charities sector, David Babington, Chief Executive of Action Mental Health who will talk about he steered his charity through the pandemic and what lessons can be learned and Frances McCandless, Chief Executive of the Charity Commission NI who will give us an update from the Charity Commission. 

We will also be joined by a number of speakers from S&W including Jessica Pearson and Kate Capocci both Investment Managers and will discuss the growing importance of ethical considerations within the investment process as well as Daniel Casali, Chief Investment Strategist who will give us a market update. 

Who should attend?

Trustees and senior executives from charities. 

To register please click here


10:30am Welcome

Chris O'Neill
Smith & Williamson Investment Management

10:35am Introduction Chris Woodhouse
Tilney Smith & Williamson
10:45am What does financial resilience look like in the charities sector? Nora Smith
Chief Executive
11:00am ESG Update - Ethical Investment Jessica Pearson
Investment Manager
Smith & Williamson Investment Management

Kate Capocci
Investment Manager
Smith & Williamson Investment Management
11:15am Market update

Daniel Casali
Chief Investment Strategist
Smith & Williamson Investment Management

11:30am Break  
11:40am Testing our resilience - Action Mental Health and COVID David Babington
Chief Executive
Action Mental Health
11:55am Update from the Charity Commission Frances McCandless
Chief Executive
Charity Commission NI
12:10pm Panel discussion and questions from the audience All speakers, hosted by Chris O'Neill
12:25pm Closing remarks Chris O'Neill
Smith & Williamson Investment Management
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