The community organising charity Citizens UK has promoted Matthew Bolton to executive director. Bolton, who is the charity’s deputy director, will in September succeed Neil Jameson, who founded the charity and has been leading it for the past 30 years.
Gerri McAndrew, chief executive of the grant-maker Buttle UK, is to stand down in the autumn after 15 years at the charity.
Simon Hopkins, chief executive of the poverty charity Turn2us, is to step down in the summer to take up an as yet unannounced position in the education sector. He has been with the charity since September 2013 and chief executive since October 2014.
Ben Crosland has been appointed senior communications officer, UK & Nordics, at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He joins from the Bank of England, where he has been a senior manager, engagement and communications.
The medical research charity LifeArc has appointed David Holbrook as head of seed funds. Holbrook was director of life science seed funds at Cambridge University Enterprise.