#ACEVOFest speakers: Frank Fletcher

ACEVO’s first-ever week-long digital festival takes place on 16-20 November, bringing together social sector leaders to reflect, reboot, rebuild. The full programme is available on the website and in this blog series, you will get the know our speakers a little bit better.

A narrated version of this blog is available at the bottom of the page

Frank Fletcher is the CEO of the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust. At #ACEVOFest, he will talk about why the Children and Young Person Cancer Coalition was created, how they navigate conflicts of interest, the structures needed to make the coalition work and its successes and challenges.

How would you describe your time working from home because of lockdown in 5 words?

It’s been a rollercoaster

What was the best thing you did for your own well-being in the past few months?

Exercise and meditation

What’s the best advice you’ve been given?

Are you doing your best? Are you trying to be as good a person and kind as you can be? – if so that’s enough

What was your favourite digital discovery this year?

Forest (it’s app that grows a “tree” if you don’t use your phone!)

If you had to leave a message to yourself to read a year from now, what would it be?

Look after yourself

Narrated by a member of the ACEVO staff

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