Who’s Moving: Brain Tumour Research, Shine, Yorkshire Cancer Research and more

12 Jun 2017 News

Kathryn Scott, new chief executive of Yorkshire Cancer Research

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

Chief executive

Yorkshire Cancer Research, the largest independent regional cancer charity in England, has announced the appointment of a new chief executive.

Kathryn Scott succeeds Charles Rowett who had been at the organisation since June 2012.

Scott has been with the charity since 2008 and was previously the director of research and innovation. Prior to this, she spent over a decade working in cancer research in universities across Yorkshire.

Fundraising and campaigning

Brain Tumour Research has announced the appointment of Carrie Hume as their new head of public affairs and campaigning.

Hume joins the organisation from the Marine Conservation Society, where she was director of conservation and campaigns.

She has also held senior roles at the Wildfowl and Wetland Trust and with the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

Torah Dee has been appointed trusts development officer at national Spina Bifida charity Shine.

Dee joins Shine from the Papworth Trust, where she was a trusts and grants fundraiser. In her new role, Dee will be responsible for delivering on the charity’s aim to raise £500,000 through grants and trusts to deliver core work.

Dee is also a volunteer with Ormiston Families and Rights and Humanity.

Finance and strategy

Community Integrated Care has appointed Jane Macaulay is its new director of human resources.

In her new role, Macaulay will lead the organisation’s people services team, which comprises its HR, payroll, employee relations, recruitment and learning and development functions. Macaulay will also be responsible for the organisation’s communications department.

Macaulay joins the charity from supermarket chain Asda, where she worked for over 20 years managing both human resources and operational teams.

Sharon Broom, director of operation at The Oral Health Foundation has announced she will be stepping down from her role after 17 years.

Broom has been announced as the new director of operations at the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy. She is set to be replaced at the OHF by Kerry Geldart.

Non executive

Amnesty International has appointed Rosie Chapman and Susan Wallcraft as trustees. Both appointments are for a four-year term. 

Susan Wallcraft is an experienced general counsel and company secretary with over 20 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry and health charities including with the Wellcome Trust and Pfizer; she provides strong knowledge of legal compliance, corporate governance and board assurance. 

Rosie Chapman is an established senior leader and board member and a specialist in charity, governance and regulatory issues. She previously worked as director of policy and effectiveness for the Charity Commission; recently acted as the specialist adviser at the House of Lords Select Committee on charities; and is also actively involved in the updated Charity Governance Code, acting as an independent chair on the Charity Governance Code Steering Group.

The London Marathon Charitable Trust has announced the appointment of a new trustee to its board.

York City councillor Sonja Crisp has been appointed to the position and been credited by the organisation for her “instrumental” work in bringing the Yorkshire Marathon to York.

Organisational psychologist Vyla Rollins has joined Clore Social Leadership’s board of trustees.

Rollins is currently executive director of the London Business School’s Leadership Institute and is a programme director in the school’s Executive Education Department. She also has over 30 years’ experience working as an organisational effectiveness consultant. 


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