Who’s moving: Mental Health Foundation, Wellcome Trust and NPC

29 Oct 2018 News

Mark Rowland, new chief executive of the Mental Health Foundation

Our weekly summary of the latest movers in the charity sector.

Chief executive

Mark Rowland has this month been promoted to chief executive of the Mental Health Foundation. He was previously director of communications and fundraising at the charity for the previous three years. In that time he oversaw significant growth in the profile and income of the charity. 

Rowland has worked for a number of international development organisations over the last 15 years. 

Non executive

Naguib Kheraj has been appointed to Wellcome Trust's board of governors beginning in January 2019. 

Kheraj is deputy chair of Standard Chartered PLC and is also chair of Rothesay Life, a UK insurer. He is also currently a member of Wellcome’s Investment Committee. 

He is also currently a member of the Finance Committee of Oxford University Press and previously served on the boards of the UK-US Fullbright Commission and NHS England. 

New Philanthropy Capital has announced that the ex-executive director of Leapfrog Investments, Vaughan Lindsay has been appointed as its new chair-elect. 

Lindsay will be replacing current chair Richard Atterbury who is stepping down from the role after six years. Lindsay joins from impact investor Leapfrog Investments, which has $1bn worth of assets under management. 

Prior to that, he was chief executive of the Dartington Hall Trust, deputy chief executive of NCVO and deputy director of Shelter. He also worked in the private sector with Mckinsey and Co, and at Procter and Gamble. 

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