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Trustees' Week: Iana Vidal, Chair of Girls Friendly Society

November 01, 2019 Season 1 Episode 4
Peridot Partners: Conversations with Leaders
Trustees' Week: Iana Vidal, Chair of Girls Friendly Society
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Trustees' Week: Iana Vidal, Chair of Girls Friendly Society
Nov 01, 2019 Season 1 Episode 4
Peridot Partners
A special Trustees’ Week episode with governance geek, Iana Vidal.
Show Notes

This is a special Trustees’ Week episode of our Conversations with Leaders podcast. Our guest is Iana Vidal, Chair of Trustees for the Girls Friendly Society. 

In her day job, she’s Head of Policy and Government Affairs at Innovate Finance. A passionate volunteer she also a School Governor for Durants School in Enfield and a volunteer for Anthony Nolan. 

She’s also an inspirational BAME female leader, creating positive change in the organisations she works with. 

A governance geek, she’s bought in new induction processes and board systems to a historic charity, making sure it remains relevant in the 21st Century. 
In this Trustees’ Week episode we talk about:

  • Being a BAME female Chair in the Third Sector 
  • What good governance looks like
  • How to work with your CEO or Executive Director
  • Managing a board of trustees
  • Setting the strategic direction of the charity 
  • Challenges in chairing 
  • Investing in your board
  • Diversity and inclusion in recruitment

Links:

Girls Friendly Society

NCVO website for good governance 

Peridot Partners Trustee Week 

Guest:
Iana Vidal

Host:
Emma Wrafter at Peridot Partners 

About Peridot Partners:
Peridot Partners is a values-led executive recruitment agency transforming leadership and inspiring change with organisations who have social purpose. We’re challenging the status quo on what makes good leadership. 



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