Camila Batmanghelidjh steps down at Kids Company

Camila Batmanghelidjh steps down at Kids Company 4

3 Jul 2015 | Finance | Alice Sharman
Tags: Staff

Camila Batmanghelidjh has stepped down from her role as chief executive of Kids Company after a joint investigation by BBC Newsnight and Buzzfeed.


Camila Batmanghelidjh steps down at Kids Company

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