Marg Mayne

Marg Mayne

Marg Mayne joined Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) as chief executive in December 2008 and is responsible for the charity's strategic direction. Previously she was acting director of public affairs with Volunteering England, and prior to that, spent seven years as director of finance and resources for the British Council.

Away from VSO, Marg has a wealth of experience in non-executive roles, having served on the board of the grant-making Nationwide Foundation, the leading Asian-led housing association ASRA, and the Kent-based visual arts project Stour Valley Arts. Until 2009, Marg was the chair of the Akram Khan Dance Company, a small entrepreneurial dance company with a high profile in the international dance world.


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Developing an international federated charity

Marg Mayne, chief executive of VSO, discusses the challenges of being an international organisation as its new federation agreement comes into force.

Marg Mayne, CEO of VSO

VSO is cutting admin costs by a third, swallowing a 12 per cent drop in its core DfID grant over the next three years, yet still aiming for expansion. Tania Mason explains how.

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