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Upcoming events

Beyond COVID-19: Keeping your charity safe from fraud


As part of international charity fraud awareness week 2020 the Fraud Advisory Panel and Charity Commission are pleased to present this future-looking webinar.

This webinar will consider the fraud and cybercrime in the next 6 to 12 months from a range of different charity perspectives and outline some of the big issues we think that charities should be thinking about now in order to prepare.

Guest speakers include 

Caron Bradshaw is Chief Executive of Charity Finance Group.  She joined CFG in June 2010 from the ICAEW, where she was Head of the Charity and Voluntary Sector. She is a trained Barrister and has a wide array of experience across charity, regulation/law, policy, member support, and professional ethics.


Alan Bryce is Head of Counter Fraud & Cybercrime at the Charity Commission where he is responsible for working in partnership with charities to develop the capability of the sector to tackle fraud and cyber-crime. Alan was previously Head of Counter Fraud at the Audit Commission and is a former CPFA qualified auditor and police officer.

Rita Chadha
is CEO of the Small Charities Coalition, the UK’s largest umbrella body for small charities. She joined in 2019, and has worked in civil society for over 30 years in a range of local, national and international organisations. She has specialisms in Governance, Equality and Localism. 


David Clarke is Chairman of the Fraud Advisory Panel, the voice of the counter fraud profession, committed to tackling fraud and financial crime. He is a former detective chief superintendent, and was responsible for designing and leading the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau and Lead Force for Fraud.


Cub Llewelyn-Davies is the Charity Sector Lead at the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). Cub started his career in the voluntary sector working for both small and large charities before joining NCSC in 2017 to help raise the awareness of and resilience to cyber attacks amongst charities. Cub is a frequent speaker at sector conferences on the topic of risk management, the role of boards in cyber security and the basics steps every charity should be taking to improve their security.


Phil Sapey is a counter fraud specialist with more than twenty years’ experience, since 2018 he has been employed as the Counter Fraud Manager, for the UK’s largest fundraising charity, which awards over £500million in research grant funding each year. His role involves managing Cancer Research UK’s Anti Fraud Framework and developing responses to fraud and fraud risk within and against the organisation and the charity sector.

This webinar will be made available at 10:00 Tuesday 20 October on the Charity Fraud Awareness Hub.

No registration is required.


20 October 2020


10:00 - 11:00





Costs Free