The Role of the Charity Secretary

Start on the right foot as a Charity Secretary or refresh your knowledge with this concise, practical course.


Course leader

Claire Robson

Claire Robson

Claire Robson recently joined the Chartered Insurance Institute as their Governance Director providing corporate governance expertise and leadership across the CII Group made up of the Institute, a not-for-profit membership body, and its subsidiary organisations based both in the UK and Internationally.

Prior to that, Claire spent 8 years working for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity as their Company Secretary and Data Protection Officer, leading a small team dedicated to providing advice in the areas of Governance, Legal, Secretariat, Data Protection and Corporate Services. And, the previous eleven years in the Health Sector specialising in Information Governance.
Originally starting her career as a Chartered Secretary, qualifying with the CGI in 2003, and completing the Charity Law and Governance Certificate in 2017, Claire first started specialising in Data Protection around 2000, implementing the then Data Protection Act 1998 and completed a specialist Master’s Degree in Information Rights Law and Practice in 2008 with additional qualifications in Computer Forensics and Information Security. In May 2019, Claire joined the Chartered Secretaries Charitable Trust as a Trustee, becoming Deputy Chair in January 2022.

Claire is now working closely with the CGI as an Independent Adviser, acting as one of the Examiners for the Institute in the subject of Charity Law and Governance and providing training in areas related to Charity Governance.

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