Fiona Weir, Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust

Fiona Weir is Chief Executive of the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust which funds campaigning for democratic reform, civil liberties and social justice. She was CEO of Gingerbread from 2008-2016 and has held a number of senior management roles in the voluntary sector including at Save the Children, Which?, Amnesty International UK and Friends of the Earth.

Panel discussion: How do you achieve social change in the current climate?
With money tight, and the sector facing decreasing levels of public trust it can seem like an insurmountable challenge for charities to push for real social change. Our speakers will examine these concerns and discuss possible solutions.