Who’s Moving: Citizens Advice, Woodcraft Folk, Pro Bono Economics and more

22 Oct 2018 News

Chris Lindsay, chief executive of Broughton House

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


Chief executive

Former RAF wing commander Chris Lindsay has been appointed chief executive of ex-servicemen and women charity Broughton House. Lindsay joined the RAF in 1990 and undertook operational tours in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan, before retiring in May this year. 


St Joseph's Hospice in Hackney has appointed Tony McLean as chief executive. He will join on 1 November and has previously been the chief executive of an NHS Trust, having started his career as a nurse. 

Fundraising and communications

The Imperial Health Charity has appointed Hayley Pannick as its new director of development. Pannick was previously head of philanthropy at Alzhheimer’s Society, and managed the philanthropy and corporate finance teams at The Prince’s Trust. She began her career in corporate finance at EY. 


Finance and strategy

Rami Okasha will be joining Children’s Hospices Across Scotland as its new director of transformation and innovation. Okasha is currently the executive director of strategy and improvement at the Care Inspectorate. His role will sit within CHAS’s senior leadership team and he will join before the end of the year. 


Christina Saltmarsh has taken up a new role with Community Foster Care as its child psychologist. She has more than 25 years’ experience working with children and qualified as a psychotherapist in 2004. 


Non executive

Citizens Advice has appointed Warren Buckley as chair of its trustee board. He was voted to the post at the charity’s recent AGM on 11 October. He has been deputy chair of the organisation for six years and is currently global head of channel optimisation and contact centres at HSBC. 


Children’s education charity Woodcraft Folk has appointed 22-year-old Pip Sayers as the new chair of its trustee board. Woodcraft Folk’s trustee board has an average age of 27.


The Kirklees Community Foundation has appointed Ian Brierley as its new chair. Brierley has been involved with the foundation for nearly a decade and was part of the original steering group that formed the organisation in 2010. 


Pro Bono Economics has announced the appointment of five new trustees to its board. The new trustees are: David Gregson, chair of the Lawn Tennis Association; Ed Humpherson, director general for regulation at the UK Statistics Authority; Belinda Phipps, acting chief executive, British Medical Association; Damien Régent, company director, and trustee for Crisis, and Médecins Sans Frontièrers, and Jenny Scott, communications consultant, and former executive director of communications, Bank of England. 

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