Articles by Carmel Ackerly
Carmel Ackerly is the Principal Consultant at Hyland Business Services. Passionate about organisational sustainability, learning and thrives in a changing environment, Carmel has more than 20 years’ experience across various industries and is known for her ‘hands on’ approach and ability to drive positive change through strong leadership. Carmel has held numerous Board positions and recently she was on the Board of Directors of the State Sports Centre Trust and the Driver Education Centre Australia. Carmel is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) and holds a Masters of Management Degree from the Norwegian Business School.
Risky Business: Risk Management and the Not-for-Profit
Changes made by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) to increase the accountability and transparency of the NFP sector mean charities and other NFPs will now be expected to have greater ownership over their financial investments and risk management strategies. These changes are not a bad thing, in fact quite the contrary. They’ve been established to ensure that the foundations for increasing the scale and scope of Impact Investing in Australia are in place.
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