Melanie May | October 12, 2021 | news
With Access Sport and Cransley Hospice Trust both appointing new CEOs, learn more about the latest movers and shakers in the industry here.
Helen Rowbotham is joining Access Sport as Chief Executive
Access Sport has named Helen Rowbotham as its new chief executive, who joined the organization in January 2022. Rowbotham succeeds Mark Hardie, who stepped down from his position in the summer of 2021 and is now an honorary ambassador for the charity. She is currently Director of Rowing Community & Strategy at British Rowing, which she joined in 2016, initially as Director of Innovation. Rowbotham is also the Director and Trustee of the British Paralympic Association, where she sits on both the International Relations Committee and the Social Impact Committee.
Philip Talbot becomes CEO of the Cransley Hospice Trust
Cransley Hospice Trust announced the appointment of Philip Talbot as Chief Executive. Talbot previously spent 12 years managing a branding partner for Age UK in the Midlands, playing an instrumental role in its development and helping vulnerable people in the health and care environment. He also brings a wealth of additional management and development experience to the table, and on October 11 he will succeed Peter Kelby, who left the trust after seven years at the helm.
Bharat Mehta becomes City Freeman
Bharat Mehta is a Freeman of the City of London. Mehta, an activist against poverty, recently resigned as chief executive of Trust for London, which he led for 23 years. Previously, he was Chief Executive of the National Schizophrenia Fellowship (NSF, renamed RETHINK). He also worked for the Medical Research Council, the National Council for Volunteer Organizations; and the Social Services of the London Borough of Waltham Forest. He is also a board member of a number of organizations including: Home Group, London Emergencies Trust and the Social Justice and Human Rights Center, and has served on numerous commissions and advisory boards for government and civil society.
Latymer welcomes a new development manager!
Gareth de Graaff has been appointed as the new director of development for the Latymer Foundation.
He succeeds Amanda Scott, who is now the Executive Director.
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– Latymer Foundation (@ Latymer1624) October 8, 2021
Latymer Foundation appoints Gareth De Graaff as new director of development
The Latymer Foundation has announced the appointment of Gareth de Graaff as its new Director of Development. Most recently, De Graaff was Global Head of Business Development at an international law firm. A seasoned business leader who has spent 16 years in relationship management and business development, he will succeed Amanda Scott, who is now the Foundation’s Executive Director. Scott will work closely with De Graaff to fulfill the Inspiring Minds Campaign’s mission and focus on the strategic planning of the Latymer Foundation in the years beyond 2024, its 400th anniversary.
Jumbo Interactive is hiring Nigel Atkinson as its UK General Manager
Australian digital lottery company Jumbo Interactive has hired Nigel Atkinson as UK General Manager, who is responsible for overseeing Jumbo Interactive’s UK operations and leading its UK growth strategy. In his role, Atkinson will also manage the UK subsidiary Gatherwell, which Jumbo took over in 2019. He brings over 20 years of experience in the digital technology sector, which he has held in both senior technical and commercial roles. Atkinson founded the digital commerce consultancy Neoworks in 1998 and sold it to Wunderman Thompson Commerce in 2014. Prior to joining Jumbo, he continued to work as Business Development Director for Wunderman Thompson Commerce.
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