People moves round-up: MarchCharity Insight Contributor
Charity Insight brings you the latest on charity sector movers and shakers.
Nigel Doughty becomes president of The Cranfield Trust
Nigel Doughty, co-founder and co-chairman of Doughty Hanson and distinguished alumnus of Cranfield School of Management, has joined free management consultancy charity The Cranfield Trust as president. Doughty's range of philanthropic activities includes establishing the Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility at Cranfield and serving as a member of the International Advisory Board of Cranfield School of Management.
Barclays Corporate appoints Kosar Mumtaz-Zahid as a relationship director
Kosar Mumtaz-Kahid has been appointed as a relationship director within the Charities team in Barclays Corporate's Public Sector group. She will work alongside Jon Mosscrop, head of charities. Kosar has eight years' experience in the charities and not for profit sector, and joins Barclays Corporate from Royal Bank of Scotland, where she was a director in the charities and public sector.
Golfer Benn Barham appointed ambassador for James Whale Fund
Benn Barham was recently appointed as an ambassador for the James Whale Fund for Kidney Cancer. Barham, 35, has won several professional tournaments on the Challenge Tour and since joining the European Tour in 2005, has played in over 150 worldwide events and remained a consistent tour member for five years. He was successfully treated for kidney cancer in 2010.
Chris Saunders OBE retires as Transaid's chief executive
Chris Saunders OBE will step down as chief executive of Transaid at the end of March, after seven years of service. He was recently presented with a gift - a commemorative truck typical of those seen on the road across Africa - to mark his retirement by the charity's patron HRH The Princess Royal. Saunders will be succeeded by Gary Forster, Transaid's current head of programmes, who joined Transaid in 2006 as a volunteer.
Kris Murali joins Sense as the new group director of finance and resources
Kris Murali has been appointed group director of finance and resources at Sense, the national deafblind charity. He joins from the Family and Parenting Institute and succeeds Derek Pernak, who retired last year. Murali has 30 years experience in the private sector and charities. He has held positions as director of finance, resources and operations in organisations such as the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and Mind.
Clayton Burnett Ltd recruit Jacob Rolin to their consultancy and coaching team
Clayton Burnett Ltd - the transformational consultancy, coaching and creative company - have recruited Jacob Rolin to their consultancy and coaching team. Rolin is the former founder and director of Scandinavia's biggest fundraising agency, Finnbjoern Consult, and in his new position he will be responsible for expanding Clayton Burnett's activities in Scandinavia and elsewhere in Europe.
Chris Fancy and Chloë Longmore join the Management Centre (=mc)
The Management Centre recently announced two new appointments: Chris Fancy as senior fundraising consultant, and Chloë Longmore as management consultant. Fancy joins =mc after having spent three years as deputy director of development at the University of Oxford, where he saw the institution top the £1 billion mark for philanthropic income. Chloë Longmore's career started out working internationally as an economist for the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) before moving into consultancy roles for aid agencies such as the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.
AFP names Andrew Watt as its president and chief executive officer
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has appointed Andrew Watt as its president and chief executive officer. Watt has two decades experience in the fundraising profession, and was most recently AFP's chief program officer. Prior to joining AFP in 2006, Watt worked for nearly 10 years at the Institute of Fundraising in the UK, ultimately serving as deputy chief executive.
Sarah Bate becomes director of research at Mayfair Capital
Mayfair Capital Investment Management has hired Sarah Bate as its new director of research. Bate began her career at Jones Lang Wootton (now LaSalle) in the UK Research team and more recently was director of European research at Rockspring PIM, where she concentrated on investment strategy and product development. She specialises in conducting top down economic research and property market monitoring and forecasting.
Ben Good becomes new CEO of GVEP International
Ben Good has been appointed as CEO for GVEP International, the development charity that fights poverty and climate change through accelerated access to modern energy. Good is the former CEO of D1 Oils and has 20 years of utility and renewable energy management experience.
Wildscreen appoints Richard Edwards as its new chief executive
Richard Edwards has become chief executive of the Bristol-based conservation charity Wildscreen. Edwards, a graduate of Oxford University and University College London, has been with Wildscreen for over 10 years and was formerly ARKive director for the charity.
Peter Walker becomes national director for The Leprosy Mission
The Leprosy Mission England and Wales (TLMEW) has announced the appointment of Peter Walker as national director. Walker worked most recently as executive director for Prison Fellowship International in Washington DC, USA. From 1992 to 2007 he was national director for Prison Fellowship England and Wales.