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Lenka Setkova appointed Chief Executive of the Fidelity International’s Charitable Foundations

17 August 2019
Alliance magazine

Fidelity International has announced the appointment of Lenka Setkova to the role of Chief Executive of its two charitable foundations: the Fidelity UK Foundation and the Fidelity International Foundation. In her new role, Lenka will spearhead the continued growth of the foundations and will be responsible for managing the donations made. Lenka succeeds Sian Parry, who has decided to step down after seven years in the role to pursue other part time responsibilities in the …

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Nesta announces Ravi Gurumurthy as new Chief Executive

11 August 2019
Alliance magazine

Nesta have announced that Ravi Gurumurthy will join as its new Chief Executive at the end of the year. Ravi Gurumurthy, currently Chief Innovation Officer and founder of the Airbel Center at the International Rescue Committee in New York, will replace Geoff Mulgan, who has led Nesta since 2011. Welcoming the appointment, Sir John Gieve, Chair of Nesta’s Board of Trustees, said, ‘I am delighted to welcome Ravi to Nesta. His record of strategic thinking …

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Fay Twersky named vice president of Hewlett Foundation

25 July 2019
Alliance magazine

Fay Twersky has been named vice president of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the foundation has announced. Since 2012, …

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EMpower announce Cynthia Steele as new president and CEO

7 July 2019
Alliance magazine

The Emerging Markets Foundation (EMpower) has announced the appointment of Cynthia Steele as their new president and CEO after 14 …

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EDGE Funders Alliance appoint new Co-Executive Directors

30 June 2019
Alliance magazine

EDGE Funders Alliance have appointed Sofia Arroyo Martin Del Campo and Arianne Shaffer as Co-Executive Directors to replace Mark Randazzo …

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The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust appoint Celia McKeon as new chief executive

26 June 2019
Alliance magazine

The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust has announced the appointment of Celia McKeon as its new chief executive. She will take …

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Ashden announces new CEO and new Chair

19 May 2019
Alliance magazine

The UK sustainable energy charity, Ashden, has announced that Founder Director Sarah Butler-Sloss, will be moving on from her role …

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Blue Shield of California Foundation name Carolyn Wang Kong as new Chief Program Director

23 March 2019
Alliance magazine

Blue Shield of California Foundation have announced Carolyn Wang Kong has been promoted to the position of chief program director …

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The Skoll Foundation appoint Donald H. Gips as new CEO

19 February 2019
Alliance magazine

The Skoll Foundation board of directors have announced the appointment of former Ambassador to South Africa Donald H. Gips a …

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DAFNE members elect new board of directors

3 February 2019
Alliance magazine

The Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE) appointed a new Board of Directors during their General Assembly meeting in …

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Antonio Zappulla appointed chief executive officer by Thomson Reuters Foundation

20 January 2019
Alliance magazine

Antonio Zappulla has been appointed Chief Executive Officer by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, replacing Monique Villa who is to step …