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The Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF) has appointed Dutton as its new director. He joins SCIAF from Caritas Internationalis, the global confederation of 164 Catholic aid agencies, where he served as humanitarian director. He brings with him over 18 years of experience in international development and carrying out the work of the Catholic Church to tackle poverty and overcome injustice in over 30 countries. Dutton’s first day at SCIAF will be Monday 4 August.
Professor Dorothy Miell
Edinburgh psychologist Professor Dorothy Miell has begun a one-year term as president of the British Psychological Society. Miell is professor of social psychology at the University of Edinburgh and the vice-principal and head of the college of humanities and social science there. She has been involved with the BPS since being a student, helping to organise some of the first postgraduate conferences.
UK Community Foundations (UKCF), the membership body that represents community foundations across the UK, has appointed Tom Ward, chairman of Foundation Scotland, to its board. Ward has been chairman of Foundation Scotland since September 2012. He works with a number of local charities through his role in Pilotlight, an organisation that connects charities and social enterprises with business leaders. He is also the chairman of a local social enterprise and holds a number of non-executive appointments in both the business and voluntary sectors.
National cancer charity Penny Brohn Cancer Care has announced that Laura Kerby has taken up the post of chief executive. She was previously an executive board member at Nuffield Health, where she worked for 14 years. She was in charge of transforming Nuffield’s core fitness programme into a broader wellbeing service, which was then integrated into their hospitals across the country.