The Week in Charities

The Institute of Fundraising has appointed a new director of policy and campaigns. Computer Aid International CEO Louise Richards replaces Megan Pacey, who left in February. Richards is a former CEO of War on Want and was head of international relations at Unison for more than 20 years.

The Global Campaign for Education and Comic Relief have appointed M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment for a global PR campaign to give every child access to free primary level education.

Exposure founder and joint CEO Raoul Shah has joined the British Council's board of trustees. The board meets six times a year. Shah said: 'The British Council plays a hugely valuable role building engagement and trust for the UK through the power of cultural understanding.'

EdenCancan director Nick Ede will launch his own range of jewellery called 'Lost and Found' on 13 May. Twenty per cent of the proceeds will go to The Stroke Association. Ede has persuaded Meg Matthews and Sarah Harding to wear his collection.

Breakthrough Breast Cancer will become the UK partner of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Global Promise Fund, established in 2008 to fund breast cancer programmes outside the US.

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