Our weekly summary of the latest movers in the charity sector.
Finance and operations
UK Youth has promoted Maddie Dinwoodie as deputy chief executive and director of youth work. She joined the charity in 2015 as director of national programmes and has over 14 years’ experience in the charity and youth sectors.
RNIB has appointed three new directors as part of a transformation plan. The charity is currently facing a statutory inquiry over safeguarding concerns and has announced that Keith Valentine has joined as director of development, David Clarke as director of services and Nick Apetroaie as interim director of care, education and safeguarding.
Tracey Henshaw will join the Leverhulme Trust as assistant director in August. She is joining from Brunel University where she is director of operations.
Douglas Alexander, former secretary of state for international development and UK governor to the World Bank, has been appointed as chair of trustees at Unicef UK. He was a Labour MP for 18 years and is now a senior fellow at Harvard University and a visiting professor at Kings College London.
He said: "Tackling extreme poverty is, for me, both a cause and a calling and having worked alongside and witnessed first-hand the life-saving work Unicef undertakes in developing countries across the world, I am excited to work alongside an exceptional leadership team and dedicated staff to build a world fit for all children."
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