Nadeem Azhar

Nadeem specialises in advising charities and social enterprises, focusing on their governance and commercial activities.

He has worked with the full range of charities including Independent schools, Royal Colleges, research associations, housing providers, theatre companies and faith-based organisations.

He advises the broader social sector, from campaign bodies to employee led organisations, and in particular, on collaborative projects delivering health and social care.

His experience of advising private and corporate clients brings a commercial edge to working with not for profit organisations.

Recent work includes:

  • Merging three volunteer centres in Kent, and merging two others in Harrogate.
  • Advising a local authority service on a potential staff led ‘spin out’.
  • Developing a social enterprise for a GP transformation project in East London.
  • Advising six regional YMCA centres on financing a new collaboration.  

He has been a trustee for the national maritime charity, Seafarers UK, as well as for grant making charities and theatre start-ups.

Main areas of expertise

  • Charities and Social Enterprise
  • Company/ Commercial
  • Governance

Clients he works with

  • Royal Colleges, Academic and Research Bodies
  • NHS Charities
  • Not-for profit Health and Social Care providers
  • Charity and Social Enterprise start-ups
  • Grant-making charities
  • Campaign groups and specialist societies 

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Trustee Training Seminars Autumn 2019

Hempsons free trustee training workshops in conjunction with haysmacintyre will help charity trustees, and also Chief Executives, to understand the responsibilities of trustees and the demarcation of roles between them and the Chief Executive.

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