London Charity Conference

  • Date: 24 Sep 2020
  • Time: 08:30 - 10:45
  • Venue: Webinar, hosted on Zoom, join from any location, Use the link below

Our annual charity conference considered the issues and challenges faced by charities today.

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We were delighted to welcome Rod Schwartz, CEO and Founder of ClearlySo who discussed how charities can turn to the private sector to secure impact investment and Jayne Adams, Charities Partner at McCarthy Denning who talked about the legal and governance issues raised by COVID-19 and what to do next. There were also some familiar faces from S&W, Brendan Weekes provided advice on how charities can spot and respond to fraud and Lucy Ward and Aimee Roche explained how stewardship and engagement is an essential part of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG).

View the webinar below


9:30 - 9:40 Welcome and Introduction Nick Murphy | Head of Charities | Smith & Williamson
9:40 - 10:00 Can the Private Sector Close the Gap? - Impact Investment and how to secure it Rod Schwartz | CEO and Founder | ClearlySo
10:00 - 10:20 The Changing Landscape of Fraud Brendan Weekes | Senior Manager, Forensic Services | Smith & Williamson
10:20 - 10:30 Q+A  
10:30 - 10:45 Break  
10:45 - 11:05 Pandemic, immediate crisis management over: what to do next? Jayne Adams | Partner | McCarthy Denning
11:05 - 11:25 Stewardship and Engagement; Responsible investment is more than just ESG Lucy Ward | Associate Director | Smith & Williamson
Aimee Roche | Senior Stewardship and Responsible Investment Analyst | Smith & Williamson
11:25 - 11:45 Q+A  


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