Save the Children chairman Sir Alan Parker resigns

Latest news

    Sir Alan Parker at Save the Children Illumination Gala, New York in Nov 2015Image copyright Shutterstock

    Sir Alan Parker has resigned as Save the Children’s international chairman after 10 years in the role, the organisation has said.

    He also stepped down from the boards of the Save the Children Association and Save the Children International.

    Sir Alan was due to leave in December but “felt it right at this moment to bring forward his succession”.

    In a letter to colleagues, he said a change was needed given the challenges facing the charity and the sector.

    Sir Alan is the founder and chairman of the PR firm Brunswick and counts former prime ministers among his friends.

    Gordon Brown is godfather to his youngest son, and when David Cameron left Number 10, it was Sir Alan’s west London mansion that became the Camerons’ temporary home.

    View the original article:

    In the same category are

    Norway apologises to its World War Two ‘German girls’ Image copyright AFP Image caption Many of the women were expelled from the country with their childrenNorway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg has issued ...
    Floyd Mayweather tells UFC’s Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘come into my world’ Khabib Nurmagomedov and Floyd Mayweather have both defeated Conor McGregorBoxer Floyd Mayweather has told UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov to "come in...
    Length of ring and index fingers ‘linked to sexuality’ Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Have you looked at the length of your index and ring fingers?Women whose left index and ring fingers are di...
    Sri Lanka v England: Eoin Morgan leads tourists to comfortable win Adil Rashid led England's fightback in the Sri Lanka innings with four wickets Third one-day international, Kandy Sri Lanka 150-9 (21 overs): Dickwel...
    Briton dies after being swept into sea in Sri Lanka Image copyright Wales News Service Image caption Lesley Critchett said she and husband Andy "had so much planned"A woman has told how her husband died...
    Twitter’s ‘Russia-Iran’ troll tweet trove made public Image copyright Getty Images/Twitter Image caption The data trove covers 3,800 Russia-linked accounts and 770 Iran-attributed accountsMore than 10 mil...

    Leave a comment

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.