SPOTLIGHT ON… ella for Emerging Leaders Group 27

Ellie PendredOur Director of Communications, Ellie Pendred, Chairs ella’s first Group for Emerging Leaders. The Group launched in November last year and meet in London either at the Business Design Centre in Islington or at Members own premises. We would like to encourage any Directors or Managers of charities or social enterprises to come along and experience the next Forum.

Ellie was an ella Member for two years in her previous charity role before coming on board as part of ella’s Leadership Team. Keen to support other leaders in a similar position to her, Ellie set up this group last year and has grown it’s membership to 8 leaders from across the sector.

Members of this group include:

David Gledhill, Director of Operations at Borough Market

Rachel Tappenden, Service Manager: Strategy, Planning & Performance at CLIC Sargent

Lydia Hodges, Carers Support Manager at Carers Network

Emma Holenstein, Development Director at Youth Music

Richard Allan, Divisional Operations Manager at Stevenage Leisure Ltd

Recent Speakers include:

Julian Burton on ‘Learning to lead: reframing leadership and exploring what personal growth means’

Lara Samuels on ‘Key Steps to Successful Marketing for Charities’

Kieron Tarling on ‘Assessing the Needs of your Organisation’

Next Forum details:

Friday 13th May

9am – 1.30pm

CLIC Sargent, Fulham

Speaker: Carole Spiers on ‘Resilience under Pressure: Surviving and Thriving as the challenges mount up’

Click here to register to come along to this Forum as a guest of ella

Contact Membership Director Phil Thompson for more information




An Emerging Leaders Forum in action


Emerging Leaders; Emma, Richard, Ameet and Rachel