Insights / September 2021
Meet the Leaders: In Conversation with Kate Gilmore
Kate Gilmore has a remarkable record in human rights advocacy, having worked for some of the world’s most prominent human rights organisations. Last year, Kate joined International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) as the Chair of the Board of Trustees. We sat down with her to discuss her new role and her vision for the future of sexual and reproductive rights.
Meet the Leaders: In conversation with Professor Han Dolman
Professor Han Dolman is a leading Earth sciences professor, with years of scientific expertise on issues such as biogeochemical cycles and the atmosphere. We sat down with Han him to discuss his experiences, new role at the Royal Netherlands Institute of Sea Research (NIOZ) and his views on the climate crisis.
Sarah Roberts has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Practical Action
She was appointed unanimously by the board of trustees, took over the role on September 1 and will be the first woman to lead the organisation since its inception. Sarah succeeds Paul Smith Lomas and will lead more than 600 staff working with thousands of the world’s most vulnerable communities in South Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Professor Hugh Brady to become next President of Imperial College London
A renowned medic and university leader is to become the 17th President of Imperial College London. Professor Hugh Brady, currently Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Bristol, has been confirmed as President-designate by Imperial’s Council. Professor Brady will take up the role on 1 August 2022, after Professor Alice Gast’s term as President concludes.
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