Helen Marshall appointed chief executive at Brook

Plus: Gill Gibb at Tree of Hope, Kate Steel at Shine and other movers

Helen Marshall
Helen Marshall

The sexual health charity Brook has appointed Helen Marshall as chief executive. She joins from the same role at the youth charity Ambition.

The sustainable transport charity Sustrans has appointed Xavier Brice as chief executive. He will join from Transport for London, where he has led its stations transformation programme.

Gill Gibb has been appointed chief executive of Tree of Hope, which supports the families of children who need specialist surgery. She joins from the same role at the Canterbury Oast Trust, which supports people with disabilities.

Rosemary Watt-Wyness, director of services and support at the MS Society, has been appointed chief executive of the young people's charity London Youth.

Russell Delew, director of major giving and appeals at Cancer Research UK, has been appointed chief executive of the London Community Foundation.

Shine, which supports people with spina bifida and hydrocephalus, has appointed Kate Steele as its permanent chief executive. Steele, acting chief executive since May 2015, was previously director of Shine Cymru.

Kay Julier has been appointed managing director of Ehlers-Danlos Support UK, which works with people with the genetic disorder. She joins from Breast Cancer Now, where she was head of tissue bank management.

Ruth Freeman, director of fundraising at the Myton Hospices, has been appointed chief executive. She has been acting up in the role since November.

Pro Bono Economics, a charity that matches economist volunteers with charities and social enterprises, has appointed Julia Grant as chief executive. She will join in April from the same position at Impetus-PEF.

The disabled veterans charity the Royal Star & Garter Homes has appointed Andy Cole as chief executive. He was previously at Leonard Cheshire Disability.

Katherine Chapman, assistant director at the UK Commission for Employment and Skills, has been appointed director of the Living Wage Foundation.

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