Asad Rehman moves to War on Want

Other recent movers in the sector include Dale Maskell at Age UK cheshire and Alison Marshall at Sense International

Asad Rehman
Asad Rehman

Asad Rehman is the new executive director of the anti-poverty charity War on Want. He was head of international climate at Friends of the Earth.

The youth hostelling charity YHA (England and Wales) has appointed James Blake as chief executive. He will join in summer from the same role at St Albans City & District Council.

The health and social care charity Picker has promoted Chris Graham from director of research and policy to chief executive.

Justin Derbyshire, interim chief executive at the older people's charity HelpAge International, has been given the role permanently. He was the director of programmes.

Peter Newman, chief executive of the children's charity Dreams Come True, has been appointed to the same role at Perennial, the charity for horticulturists.

The blood cancer charity Bloodwise has appointed Gemma Peters (right) as chief executive. She joins in September from King's College London and King's Health Partners where she is executive director of fundraising and supporter development.

Hospice UK has appointed Carole Walford as chief clinical officer. She joins from Weldmar Hospicecare, where she was director of education.

The international leprosy charity Lepra has appointed Geoff Prescott as chief executive. Prescott, who has been working as a consultant since 2013, was previously chief executive of Ormiston Children and Families Trust.

Dale Maskell, director of operations at the LGBT Foundation, has joined Age UK Cheshire as chief executive.

Alison Marshall (left) has joined the deafblind charity Sense International as director. She was director of advocacy, accountability and campaigns at the International Planned Parenthood Federation.

David McCullough has been appointed chief executive of the older people's housing and care charity the Abbeyfield Society. He will join in August from the same role at the Royal Voluntary Service.

The homelessness charity Providence Row has appointed Tom O'Connor as chief executive. He held various senior roles at the international development agency Cafod before taking a career break.

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