The whistleblowing charity Public Concern at Work has promoted Francesca West from deputy chief executive to chief executive. She succeeds Cathy James, who has stood down after 12 years at the charity, the past six as chief executive, and who will return to the organisation in 2018 as senior legal consultant.
Dara de Burca, director of services at the cancer charity Clic Sargent, has been appointed director of children and young people at the Children’s Society. She will take up her new role in January.
Seafarers UK, which supports people in the maritime community, has welcomed Mairéad Ní Cheóinín as corporate fundraising manager. She was marketing and publications executive at the marine insurance provider Steamship Mutual.
The medical research charity Raft has promoted Elena Garcia from science team leader, regenerative biomaterials, to director of research.
David Bloomfield has become chief executive of the medical charity the National Migraine Centre. He was managing director of the consultancy PHC.