Paula Sussex to be the next Charity Commission chief executive

Paula Sussex to be the next Charity Commission chief executive

17 Apr 2014 | Vibeka Mair

Paula Sussex, senior vice president, public sector of CGI, has been appointed the new chief executive of the Charity Commission.


Paula Sussex to be the next Charity Commission chief executive

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