Lindsay Driscoll is a leading expert in charity law and governance. She is now a consultant with Bates Wells & Braithwaite LLP and an independent governance consultant and has written and lectured extensively on charity law and governance issues in many countries. Much of her work over the years has been with umbrella bodies, professional and trade associations and other membership organisations.

Lindsay is a guest lecturer in charity governance at Cass Business School and a regular contributor to Governance magazine. She has served on many charity boards and committees and chaired the Independent Expert Group on Expenses in charities in 2010. Until May 2013 she was chair of the International Center for Not for Profit Law based in Washington DC. She is now a board member of a Canadian charity, a director of a School Academy Trust, on the supervisory board of the European Center for Not for Profit law and a trustee of two English charities.. She has recently stepped down as independent chair of the steering group for the Code of Governance for the Voluntary and Community sector and chair of the Judging Panel for the Winifred Tumin Prize for Best Practice in Charity Governance. She is a contributor to the latest edition of NCVO’s Good Trustee Guide.