We are delighted to have as our guest speaker Lynne Berry OBE. Lynne is Chair of Breast Cancer Now, created from the recent merger of Breakthrough Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer Campaign. She will share her insights from the merger process itself and the reality beyond. Identified by Cranfield University as one of the ‘100 women to watch’ in relation to FTSE 100 boards, Lynne has a wealth of experience as a Chair, Chief Executive and board member.
In addition to chairing Breast Cancer Now, she is Chair of the Commission to the Voluntary Sector and Ageing, Deputy Chair of the Canal and River Trust (CRT) and Chair of Bwrdd Glandŵr Cymru (CRT in Wales); founder of Public Benefit; an associate of Civil Exchange and until recently a non-executive Director of Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust. Until September 2011 Lynne was Chief Executive of WRVS (now RVS) and her previous posts include Chief Executive of the General Social Care Council, the Equal Opportunities Commission, and the Family Welfare Association and Executive Director of the Charity Commission.
Lynne has also served on many Government bodies including the Office of Civil Society Advisory Board and several Better Regulation Taskforces, most recently to reduce burdens on charities and social enterprise. She was Vice Chair of the Deakin Commission on the Future of the Voluntary Sector She also work in association with a number of universities including Cass Business School and the University of Cambridge.
Join us for dinner to hear Lynne and discuss the issues with your peers, at our latest supper event kindly hosted by CCLA. There are a limited number of places and this event is for AoC members and invited guests only.
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm