100 Wood St
London EC2V 7AN
Guest Speaker: Thomas Lawson, CEO of Turn2us
Thomas Lawson has worked in the social sector since the early 90s in international development at UNICEF, HIV at Terrence Higgins Trust and NAM (the charity behind Aidsmap), criminal justice at Prisoners Abroad and most recently in youth work at the award-winning Leap Confronting Conflict.
Recently he has been challenging the sector to address the barriers to success in the sector for people from black, Asian and other ethnic communities. Tom has also served on the boards of the Centre for Youth Impact, Heart ‘n Soul and the National Peace Council.
He joined Turn2us in March 2019. Thomas is interested in how the social sector can work with and challenge state bodies and companies to create an inclusive society in which everyone can thrive. He is passionate about the role that people with lived expertise can play in the future of the leadership of the social sector.
10.30am welcome and intros
11.30am – 12.30pm – guest speaker
12.30am – 1pm Q&A session
1pm – 1.30pm lunch
1.30pm – 2.30pm – final session run by facilitator
Facilitated by: This session will be facilitated by Craig Dearden-Phillips.
A light lunch will be served on the day.