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INGO Conference 2018

21st Century INGOs: 2020 and beyond

Location: London
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End Date:

Industries: INGO, Non Profits
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Register your interest in our 2019 NGO conference.

We are delighted to announce our annual conference for International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) will return for its eleventh year, taking place on Wednesday 28 November 2018.

Each year we develop a new and fresh programme concentrating on the important emerging trends affecting INGOs. This year's Conference will centre on the theme of '21st Century INGOs: 2020 and beyond'

The Conference continues to be a 'must attend' event for the sector to learn and network. Spaces are limited so please register and confirm your place as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

Find out more about our speakers and their expertise, on our speaker biography page.

Speakers and topics (confirmed)

Pesh Framjee


Naziar Hashemi Alison Hopkinson Tina Proudlock
Pesh Framjee Naziar Hashemi
Alison Hopkinson   Tina Proudlock 
Global Head of Non Profits
National Head of Non Profit
Finance and IS Director 
People Director
Crowe Crowe  Oxfam 
Topic: Setting the scene
Topic: Chair's welcome and INGO
survey results
Topic: How is Oxfam developing its approach to internal and external accountability?
Topic: How is Oxfam developing its approach
to internal and external accountability?
Khalee Desai Christian aid logo  Nigel Inkster Gerard Howe
Khaleel Desai Robin Greenwood Nigel Inkster Gerard Howe
Head of Governance

Head of Programme Delivery
and Operations
Senior Advisor

Head of Inclusive Societies
Islamic Relief Worldwide
Christian Aid International Institute for 
Strategic Studies
Topic: Due diligence for partners Topic: Due diligence for partners Topic: Tbc
Topic: NPAC and other new DfiD initiatives 
Benedict Latto Genny Kiff Penny Lawrence
Benedict Latto
Eleanor Morgan
Genny Kiff Penny Lawrence
Head of Civil Society
International Charities Engagement Manager
Interim CFO
Independent Consultant
The Charity Commission
Welcome Sanger Institute
(Prev. Deputy Chief Executive Oxfam GB)
Topic: NPAC and other new DfiD initiatives
Topic: Safeguarding and organisational culture: demonstrating zero tolerance
Topic: The new pan African standard for Good Financial Grant Practice
Topic: Charity business for the future: with a large INGO

Breakout sessions

Dinesh Jangra Robert Warne Paul Fay
Dinesh Jangra
Head of Global Mobility
Robert Warne
Head of VAT
Paul Fay
Partner, Tax 
Crowe Crowe
Topic: Global Mobility
Topic: VAT updates and recent
case law
Topic: Direct tax issues facings INGOs 

Further speakers to be announced.
Follow @CroweUK on Twitter for real-time updates #INGOConf.

Take part in our INGO survey

Every year we run a survey in conjunction with our conference. This year's survey focuses on impact and outcomes, Brexit, structure, funding, internal capabilities and much more. We ask all attending delegates, as well as anyone in the sector, to take part.

Start the survey 


09:00 - registration

18:00 - drinks and close

A detailed programme will be issued in the coming weeks.


There is no cost to attend this event. It will also provide an opportunity to network over a buffet lunch and closing drinks reception. 


International Institute for Strategic Studies

For further information, please contact Tim Robinson.