The homelessness charity The Wallich has appointed Lindsay Cordery-Bruce as chief executive. Cordery-Bruce, who was homeless as a teenager, joins from NewLink Wales, where she has been chief executive for the past six years. She succeeds Antonia Watson, who died last year.
Barbara-Anne Walker has joined Ashgate Hospicecare as chief executive. She was an operations director at the British Red Cross.
The maritime charity the Shipwrecked Fishermen and Mariners’ Royal Benevolent Society has appointed Captain Justin Osmond RN as chief executive. Osmond, who spent 30 years in the Royal Navy, has been working for the Ministry of Defence.
The medical research charity the Epilepsy Society has appointed Claire Glazebrook as director of fundraising and marketing. She was director of development at the Bletchley Park Trust.
The homelessness charity Groundswell has appointed Steven Platts as chief executive. He joined this month from the homelessness charity Glass Door, where he was chief operating officer.
Gillen Knight has been appointed director of engagement at London Youth, which supports youth organisations across the capital. He will join in March from the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, where he leads the marketing and membership team.
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has promoted Claire Ainsley to executive director. She was the charity’s director of communications and external affairs.
Arts Council England has appointed three new directors: Kate Bellamy, covering museums, Claire Mera-Nelson, overseeing music and London, and Sue Williamson, covering libraries and Birmingham.
Kiki Syrad has been appointed director of grants and impact at Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. She was head of research, strategy and funding at Breakthrough Breast Cancer.