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Chatham House appoints new director and chief executive

Chatham House appoints new director and chief executive

The Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) is delighted to announce that its new director and chief executive will be Bronwen Maddox, who joins from the Institute for Government. Bronwen Maddox has been the director of the Institute for Government, an independent think tank based in London promoting better government, since September 2016.

Gates Foundation taps Benjamin Piper to head global education program

Gates Foundation taps Benjamin Piper to head global education program

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has appointed Benjamin Piper as its new director of global education. He will be based in the foundation’s Ethiopia office.

How can organisations tackle the climate crisis?

How can organisations tackle the climate crisis?

Climate change, and the huge demand for leaders in this field, has never held a position of such prominence. With the world’s attention on the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, we must consider - how have organisations responded to the need for talent in the sector, and what more needs to be done in the private sector and beyond to ensure that the goal of Net Zero is reached?

MAG welcomes new chair and trustees

MAG welcomes new chair and trustees

MAG is delighted to announce the appointment of a new chair and four new trustees, after more than doubling in size over five years. Julia Palca, the former chair of Macmillan Cancer Support, will become chair of MAG in October, succeeding current chair Karen Brown.

Dr John Sentamu to succeed Dr Rowan Williams as Chair of Christian Aid

Dr John Sentamu to succeed Dr Rowan Williams as Chair of Christian Aid

The Rt Revd & Rt Hon Dr John Sentamu, the former Archbishop of York, will be the next Chair of the board of international development agency Christian Aid.

University announces new Head of Architecture and Design

University announces new Head of Architecture and Design

Birmingham City University has announced that experienced architect and educator Dr Matthew Jones has been appointed as its new Head of School for Architecture and Design.

Andrew Mackintosh appointed as new Chair of UK Innovation and Science Seed Fund Advisory Board

Andrew Mackintosh appointed as new Chair of UK Innovation and Science Seed Fund Advisory Board

The UK Innovation and Science Seed Fund (UKI2S) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Andrew Mackintosh as the new Chair of its Advisory Board. UKI2S enables and accelerates the commercial success of innovative companies from the UK’s publicly funded research base ranging from nuclear fusion to agrifoods and from synthetic biology to AI and space technologies.

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