Paul Farmer appointed chair of Acevo

Paul Farmer appointed chair of Acevo

17 Oct 2014 | Governance | Alice Sharman

Paul Farmer, chief executive of Mind, has been appointed the chair of the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations, while Sharon Allen, chief executive of Skills for Care, has been appointed vice-chair.


Paul Farmer appointed chair of Acevo

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Charity Commission to investigate North London Mosque

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Marie Curie Cancer Care appoints new chairman

Former chief executive of the NHS in Scotland, Sir Don Cruickshank, is to be the new chairman of Marie Curie Cancer Care. He will take over from Sir Peter Davis later in the year.

Apax Foundation pledges to commit 20 per cent of funds to social investments

The Apax Foundation has taken the first step towards a commitment to invest up to 20 per cent of its assets into social investments by putting an undisclosed sum into development finance company Finance in Motion.

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