Butcher takes over McKechnie leadership

Linda Butcher succeeds Claire McMaster as chief executive of the Sheila McKechnie Foundation this week.

Butcher: starts this week
Butcher: starts this week

Former CND activist McMaster is stepping down after three years at the helm of the foundation, which promotes campaigning.

Butcher joins after seven years as chief executive of anti-poverty charity Off the Streets and into Work. She worked for homelessness charity St Mungos from 1992 to 2001.

Butcher said: "The Sheila McKechnie Foundation has an amazing track record for such a young charity, and I am delighted to be here."

McMaster plans to take a break before considering a new role.

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