Who's Who

WWAccording to the Charity Commission, the charity sector Searchemploys 754,411 full-time equivalent staff and uses the services of an estimated 2.2 million volunteers, including more than 842,000 trustees, though there are still 21,400 trustee positions unfilled.

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Who's Moving: All the latest movers in the charity sector

Sustrans and Plan UK announce their latest appointments.

Kevin Cahill to step down from role with Comic Relief

Kevin Cahill, chief executive of Comic Relief, has announced that he will be stepping down from his role with the charity later this year.

Tanya Steele

Former Danish Prime Minister, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, has been announced as the new chief executive of Save the Children International.

Terrence Higgins Trust appoints permanent chief executive

The Terrence Higgins Trust has appointed Ian Green as chief executive after sacking its previous chief executive last summer.

ACEVO is just a trade union for "voluntary" sector senior managers - of course they won't like Big Society as it actually speaks of real voluntarism rather than well remunerated sub-contracting.

» Lord Wei quits as Big Society adviser to volunteer for Community Foundation Network

Two executives step down from Nuffield Health senior team in chief executive's first week

Steve Gray, who joined Nuffield Health as chief executive last week, has unveiled a new executive board, which has involved two of the previous team leaving to “pursue other interests”.

Cliff Prior to replace Nick O’Donohoe as Big Society Capital chief executive

Big Society Capital has appointed Cliff Prior as chief executive, taking over from Nick O'Donohoe who is joining the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Justin Forsyth, chief executive, Save the Children

Justin Forsyth will leave Save the Children in February 2016 after five years as the charity’s chief executive.

Tracey Bleakley

Hospice UK, the infrastructure body for hospice charities, has appointed Tracey Bleakley as chief executive.

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