Dr Carol Homden CBE, Coram

Carol became Chief Executive of Coram in April 2007; Coram is a group of specialist children charities that reach about 2.5 million beneficiaries every year. She is a member of the Department for Education’s Adoption Leadership Board and the Children’s Interagency Group (CIAG), the Youth Justice Board from England and Wales for which she is Victims Champion and chairs the Forum of Looked After Children.  Carol is Chair of the National Autistic Society, which operates seven specialist schools and multiple adult services and delivers national accreditation.  Carol was awarded a CBE in 2013 for her contribution to services for children and families.  Having started her career setting up print media enterprises in East Anglia as a freelance arts journalist and editor, she was previously Director of Marketing and Development at the University of Westminster, the first Director of Marketing and Public Affairs at the British Museum and Commercial Director for the Prince’s Trust.

NPC Ignites conference session:

B2: Collaboration for social change
Many smaller charities come up with innovative ideas to achieve social change, but too often it’s a real struggle to scale them to deliver greater impact. Some charities are taking a new approach to working with others in new forms of partnership, aiming to spread new ways of working. Join our panel to find out how you can deliver greater impact by building new networks for social change and spreading learning and ideas.