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Nigel Davies

Nigel Davies

Head of Accountancy Services,
Charity Commission

Nigel Davies is a qualified accountant and he joined the Commission in 2001. Since 2014 Nigel is Head of Accountancy Services at the Charity Commission and also Joint Chair of the Charities SORP Committee. Nigel oversees the work of the team of accountants who cover all accountancy aspects of operational and inquiry activities for the Commission. He leads for the Commission on accountancy related collaborations with umbrella organisations, professional accountancy institutes, technical panels and working parties. He regularly speaks at events and conferences on charity accounting issues and publishes articles on charity accountancy matters.

  • Assessing the expectations of the Charity Commission of trustees in delivering high quality financial governance for their charity
  • Examining our approach to charities living their values and how this is informing our approach and regulation with reference to the Commission’s reports on Garden Bridge Trust and Oxfam
  • Discussing the next steps for improved financial sustainability across the sector
  • Our expectations of auditors and independent examiners and their contribution to effective charity financial governance
  • Exploring how financial malpractice and non-compliance is monitored and investigated by the Charity Commission