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Jane Brumpton has been appointed depute chief executive of Scottish Pre-school Play Association. She takes on the role just as the charity is changing its name to Early Years Scotland. This is Brumpton’s first role in the voluntary sector though she has spent the majority of her career in the early learning and childcare sector. Brumpton particularly has a passion for early learning and childcare, including the importance of early intervention. She was previously head teacher of Woodacre Nursery School in Glasgow and was also seconded to Education Scotland (formerly Learning and Teaching Scotland) in 2008 within the National Early Years team. There she took a lead role in developments around early learning and childcare, technology and transitions.
Lorna Hunter is the new chair of Voluntary Health Scotland. Hunter began her career as a therapeutic radiographer in Edinburgh, later gaining experience through varied management and leadership roles within the NHS in Scotland. She is the founder of Emoneo, a consultancy business providing advice, guidance and recommendations to clients seeking to improve their workforce planning capacity and capability. She is also a visiting lecturer at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh and an External Examiner at Greenwich School of Management, London. Additionally she is an associate consultant with Skills for Health and until recently was a member of the Scottish Council of the Society of Radiographers.
Voluntary Health Scotland’s (VHS) project development officer is now seconded three days a week to the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations'Building Healthier and Happier Communities. The programme demonstrates how developing third sector capacity can help to deliver innovative core services. In her two days with VHS Munro will continue to deliver the 2015 Learning to Lead in Health programme. She has a strong background in the voluntary health sector in project development and has worked with Citizens Advice Scotland, Macmillan Cancer Support and Age Scotland.