Movers: Sam Monaghan appointed chief executive of MHA

Plus: Edward Tait joins ActionAid UK as director of fundraising, Kate Markey to lead the London Community Foundation, Paul Farthing joins the Children's Trust and more

Sam Monaghan
Sam Monaghan

Sam Monaghan, corporate director of children’s services at Barnardo’s, has been appointed chief executive of the older person’s charity MHA.

ActionAid UK has appointed Edward Tait as director of fundraising. He joins from the same position at the homelessness charity Crisis.

Kate Markey, director of employment services at the Forward Trust, has been appointed chief executive of the London Community Foundation. She will take up her new role on 21 May. 

The Institute of Fundraising has appointed Alex Xavier as director of membership, compliance and professional development. He was assistant director of member services at the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

The Children’s Trust, which supports children with brain injury and neurodisability, has appointed Colin Kerr as director of finance and Paul Farthing as director of income generation and communications. Kerr was director at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission while Farthing was chief executive of fundraising at the animal conservation charity the Aspinall Foundation.

The Shetland Amenity Trust, which works to preserve and enhance Shetland’s cultural and natural heritage, has appointed Mat Roberts as chief executive. He was group director of sustainability strategy at the services firm Interserve.

Jenny Paterson has been appointed chief executive of Breakthrough Dundee, which supports young people who are vulnerable or have experienced care. She was director of the National Autistic Society Scotland.

London’s Air Ambulance has appointed Louise Robertshaw as director of marketing and communications. She was head of communications and campaigns at Guide Dogs. 

Isobel Hunter has been appointed as the first chief executive of the librarians membership charity SCL. She was head of archives sector development at the National Archives. 

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