Movers: Tony Hickson becomes chief business officer at Cancer Research UK

Plus: Jane Powell to head the British Stammering Association and Margaret Cooney appointed the first chief of Hub for London

Tony Hickson
Tony Hickson

Tony Hickson has been appointed chief business officer at Cancer Research UK. He will join in August from the position of managing director at Imperial Innovations, which works with staff at Imperial College London to help turn their research and ideas into new businesses or technology opportunities.

Hub for London, the charitable body set up last year to strengthen the voluntary sector in the capital, has appointed Margaret Cooney as its first chief executive. She was director of development at the volunteering charity vinspired.

Jane Powell, founder and chief executive of the male suicide-prevention charity Calm, has joined the British Stammering Association as chief executive.

The membership body UK Youth has promoted Maddie Dinwoodie to deputy chief executive and director of youth work. She has been the charity’s director of national programmes since 2015.

The homelessness charity Crisis has appointed Richard Lee as fundraising director. He was director of fundraising and communications at the disaster relief charity Shelterbox.

Mike Infurnari has been appointed director of fundraising at St Joseph’s Hospice, Hackney. He was director of development for the Catholic Diocese of Westminster, also in London.

Nicola Pawsey, head of planning and effectiveness at Oxfam, has been appointed director of support communities and groups at the Children’s Society.

Montessori St Nicholas, which supports nursery practitioners, has appointed Leonor Stjepic as chief executive. Stjepic has been chief executive of the medical research charity Raft since 2007.

The sight-loss charity the Macular Society has welcomed Emma Malcolm as its first director of fundraising. She was associate director for fundraising and supporter engagement at Rethink Mental Illness.

National Museums Liverpool has appointed Laura Pye as director. She will join in August from Bristol City Council, where she is head of culture.

Allan Myatt has been promoted to chief executive at the east of England family charity Ormiston Families. He was the charity’s operations director.

The International Glaucoma Association has appointed Hannah Morrow as development manager for north-east England. She was development manager at Reviving the West End, a charity that provides offices for new businesses in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

James Adams has been promoted to director of the Royal National Institute of Blind People Scotland. He was the charity’s deputy director.

The charitable think tank the Green Alliance has appointed Belinda Gordon as strategy director. She will join on 9 July from the Campaign to Protect Rural England, where she is head of government and rural affairs.

The British Safety Council has appointed Paul Fakley as engagement director and Dave Parr as policy and technical director. Fakley was sales and marketing director at Travel and General Insurance Services, while Parr has been promoted from head of audit and technical services.

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