Jenny Warner Hon FREC

Managing DirectorSpecialising in Executive Search, Board and Trustee Recruitment

Jenny founded Charisma in 2002 and is passionate about helping people on their career journey whilst working with charities. Jenny loves recruitment! Her extensive executive search experience has allowed her to work with the most inspirational people running charities, who trust her to understand what they need, both Boards seeking new executives to run the day-to-day operations of the charity and Trustees to bring clarity of vision and strategic direction. Jenny’s expertise have culminated in her being awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals. 

Jenny has volunteered for Samaritans, Breast Cancer Haven and Emmaus and currently volunteers as a career mentor. She is a keen open water swimmer and amateur artist, whilst enjoying taking on new challenges such as The Moon Walk and The Great London Swim!

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2021 Charity Recruitment Reflection
A reflection: 2021 and beyond

The rollercoaster that has been 2021 has brought both multiple challenges and significant opportunities to the charities that Charisma supports.  From the uncertainties of the early months of the ...

Trustees
Trustees' Week 2021

As Trustees' Week 2021 draws to a close I wanted to share some of my reflections and experiences of working with multiple organisations seeking suitable trustees. It's been a fantastic week with s...

Jenny And Delegates
Charity CEO celebratory networking event

​We were thrilled to welcome charity CEOs to our celebratory networking event held in partnership with Sarasin & Partners last week. How lovely to meet with people in a face-to-face environmen...

Natural Dorset Museum
Dorset Museum trustee recruitment

Following an in-depth briefing from the Chair and Executive Director of Dorset Museum, Charisma was instructed to search for five new Trustees bringing specialist experience in finance, income gene...

Katherine 9 Month Charisma Charity Recruitment
9 months in charity recruitment

We were so pleased to welcome Katherine to the team in September 2020​, having joined us from working in senior development roles in the third sector. A shift in career can be a daunting prospect ...

Winchester Cathedral Head Of Hr Successful Appointment
Sarah Clements tells us about her first 12 months

​At the end of 2019 Winchester Cathedral asked for our support on finding a new Head of Human Resources to join the organisation, a search that Adam Stacey took the lead on at Charisma. The opportu...

Royal Photographic Society Ceo Recruitment Blog
A Successful CEO Appointment - The Royal Photographic Society

The Royal Photographic Society (RPS) is one of the world’s oldest photographic societies. With a new HQ in Bristol, and a new Royal Patron, The Duchess of Cambridge, the RPS have laid the foundatio...

Happy New Year 2021
Happy New Year from Charisma

​Last year tested people like no other, but what great ingenuity and resilience has shone through from so many inspirational individuals to weather the storm.Adversity is a state with which those i...

Taking Notes
Flexible working and what it means today

Flexible working has become the preferred choice for many over recent years, and particularly during 2020, either through necessity or choice. The pandemic changed attitudes and outlooks of chariti...