New trustees for social change charity

Social change charity Good Things Foundation has appointed three new non-executive directors to its board.

Chad Bond is Deputy Director, Head of Service at Government Digital Service (GDS), responsible for assuring the government’s £6bn annual technology spend, including the design and delivery of public facing services. Chad has significant experience in quality assurance and service roles, and before GDS he worked at the Metropolitan Police. Chad is both the programme manager and volunteer at a digital champion initiative for Origin Housing Association.

Roy Clare CBE has recently returned from six years working in New Zealand as Director of the Auckland War Memorial Museum, where he prioritised the museum’s work ‘beyond the walls’, including through digital investment. Before this, he was Chief Executive of the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council and Director of the National Maritime Museum. Prior to 2000 and his career in the heritage sector, Roy served in the Royal Navy.

Nicola Wallace Dean is programme lead for Starting Point Community Learning Partnership in Stockport and has developed the organisation as a thriving social enterprise which is having a real impact on the community. Before joining Starting Point, Nicola had a successful career in IT, working with IBM, Merseyside Police and Ministry of Justice.

Good Things Foundation, based in Sheffield, delivers a range of activities helping people to improve their lives through digital, working in communities, nationally and internally.

Chair of the charity, Liz Williams said: “I’m delighted to welcome these three talented and dedicated individuals to the Good Things Foundation board. All of them will bring a huge amount of expertise, and they’ve all shown a real commitment to Good Things Foundation and our social aims.

“These new trustees add to our already excellent board, and will ensure we’ve got the knowledge and experience to lead the organisation as it develops new initiatives tackling some of the most pressing social issues, and expands internationally, including through our newly-established Australian office.”

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