Sarah Atkinson

Director of Policy & Communications at the Charity Commission

Sarah Atkinson joined the Charity Commission in June 2006 as Head of Corporate Affairs. She was appointed Director of Policy and Communications in October 2014. Before joining the commission, Sarah built her experience in communications and public policy in the private sector, most recently as Head of Public Affairs at Nationwide Building Society. Sarah is a board member of Endometriosis UK and a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations Professional Practices Panel. She has a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford.

How Much Do You Really Know About Charities?

The key message is that people shouldn't be put off donating to charity because of the actions of a few. However, everyone has a key role to play if we are to keep the role of charities at the heart of society and maintain (or increase!) the high levels of volunteering and donations made by the generous British public.
01/09/2016 12:25 BST