The domestic abuse charity SafeLives has promoted Suzanne Jacob to chief executive. Jacob, who has been the charity’s deputy chief executive for the past two years, will take up the role on 15 December. She takes over from Diana Barran, who founded the charity and who steps down after 14 years in the role.
Breast Cancer Care has welcomed Steve Lucas as director of fundraising and marketing. He was a director at the brand management firm Pentland.
The British Heart Foundation has appointed Jacob West, national lead for NHS England’s New Care Models programme, to lead its new healthcare innovation directorate.
Richard Baker, policy and communications manager at Age Scotland, has been appointed policy manager for the Royal Blind Group, which consists of the sister charities Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded. Baker spent 13 years as an MSP before joining Age Scotland last year.
The clergy support charity Sons & Friends of the Clergy has appointed Sarah Crombie as its first director of charitable services. She will join in February from the Bank Workers Charity, where she is director of client services.
The Yorkshire homelessness charity Simon on the Streets has appointed Fahad Khan as business development manager and Sarah Curry and Ellie Panteliou as outreach workers.