Movers: Children with Cancer UK appoints Dhivya O'Connor as chief executive

Plus: Kevin Munday goes to City Year UK in September; Hazel Jackson handed science director post at Animal Free Research UK; and more

Dhivya O'Connor
Dhivya O'Connor

Dhivya O’Connor has been appointed chief executive of Children with Cancer UK. She was the charity’s chief operating officer and chief philanthropy officer and succeeds Cliff O’Gorman, who has taken early retirement due to health reasons.

Kevin Munday has been appointed chief executive of the youth social action charity City Year UK. He will join in September from the same position at ThinkForward, which supports disengaged young people in to employment, and which he founded.

Royal Star & Garter Homes, which provides specialist care for veterans and their partners, has appointed Caley Eldred as director of supporter engagement. She was director of development at City Year UK.

Animal Free Research UK has appointed Hazel Jackson as science director. Jackson, an evolutionary conservation geneticist, joins from the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology at the University of Kent.

Changing Faces, which supports people with facial disfigurement, has appointed Pippa Donovan as director of services & innovation. Donovan, a former director of services at Adoption UK, has spent the past three years as a consultant and worked on Changing Faces' recent strategic review. 

Barbara Dinsdale has been appointed head of the financial services not-for-profit B&CE’s Charitable Trust, which provides grants in areas including education, training and occupational health. Dinsdale was head of lifestyle at Heart Research UK.

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