Annual Hertfordshire Trustee Conference 2022

In addition to lunch & learn sessions held during Trustees' week (7 -11 November 2022), we are pleased to invite you to the 4th Annual Hertfordshire Trustee Conference in person.

Theme: 'Fit For The Future'

Conference Date: Wednesday 9 November 2022

Time: 4pm - 7pm

Location: Fletcher's Lea, The Ware Priory, High Street, Ware SG12 9AL


4pm arrival and refreshments

Liz Pepler, Director of Embrace Finance

"Marrying money and mission: The role of the Treasurer in building financial resilience."

An overview of trustee fiduciary duties and what good governance means for a board of trustees. This session will provide an opportunity to hear the speaker's personal experience as a treasurer and trustee and explore the tensions and opportunities when building a financially resilient organisation.

Inter-active workshop 

Use your experience as a trustee to solve real issues with your peers in this facilitated group session.

Keynote speaker: D'Arcy Myers, Director of Consultdarcy Ltd

"Governance resilience: A pathway to impact"

Key points of charity governance with emphasis on how they can be used to ensure the board are informed and reassured about the operational aspect of their charity. The session will provide the opportunity to hear the speaker's personal experiences from the perspective of both a Trustee and CEO. This will be an interactive session giving you the opportunity to ask him direct questions.

7pm - Drinks reception

Liz Pepler

Founding Director of Embrace Finance

Liz Pepler MIAB FRSA is Director of Embrace Finance, a non profit organisation working with other non-profits to build financial sustainability. Liz is an experienced charity finance and governance specialist with 20 years experience of working with charities, social enterprises and charitable foundations. Liz has supported organisations through stability, growth and difficulty. Liz is currently Treasurer of the Association of Chairs.

D'Arcy Myers

Director of Consultdarcy Ltd.

Coming from a commercial marketing background D’Arcy Myers has been working in the Charity Sector for 30 years, initially focused on income generation and self-reliance around the world. He has been the CEO for three charities and for the past nine years have been a consultant helping charities and boards with governance, leadership, strategy and communication.

D’Arcy is an active Trustee. He was one of the founding Trustees for The Small Charities Coalition, has been Chairperson for The Parity Trust and The Charterhouse Group of Therapeutic Communities. He currently Chairs The Smallwood Trust, The Reef World Foundation and The Association of Charitable Organisations.