Who’s Moving: Scope, St Andrew’s Healthcare and CAST

31 Oct 2016 News

Tracy Griffin, currently director of fundraising at Shelter

Our weekly round-up of all the latest movers in the charity sector.

Fundraising and communications

Tracy Griffin has announced that she will be joining disability charity Scope in a newly created role as director of marketing, fundraising and communications

Griffin will join Scope on 5 December from Crisis, where she has worked as director of fundraising for over 5 years. 

Griffin will be responsible for helping the organisation as it moves towards unveiling its new 5-year strategy, which it will launch in April 2017. 

Finance and operations

Mental health charity St Andrew’s Healthcare has appointed Claire Carless a general counsel and company secretary. 

Carless’ role is a paid one within the charity’s senior team. A lawyer, this is Carless’ first role within the voluntary sector - having previously held similar positions with RWE and Vodafone. She was most recently general counsel for Siemens plc in the UK. 

She previously held a non-executive directorship with South Central Ambulance Service NHS Trust. 

Non executive

Technology for good organisation Centre for the Acceleration of Social Technology (CAST) has announced the appointment of former Labour schools minister and peer, Lord Jim Knight to its board of trustees. 

While in government, Knight had cross-Whitehall responsibility for digital, and has consulted with a number of global tech firms, such as Apple. He is also the co-owner of a tech start up XRapid. 

Stuart Shepley has joined children’s communication charity I Can as a trustee and also treasurer. 

Shepley is a qualified actuary and a former partner at accounting firm’s KPMG and Grant Thornton. He also previously worked for Aviva, Commercial Union and ACE, a Bermudian insurance group.

Shepley is also a member of two worshipful companies where he contributes to both their charitable and social activities. 

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