Plus: Diana Jupp to head Pancreatic Cancer UK; and Alex Pumfrey moves to the Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund
Greg Beales, former strategy chief at the Labour Party, has joined the housing and homelessness charity Shelter as director of communications, policy and campaigns. Beales, who was executive director for strategy and planning at the Labour Party between 2010 and 2015, joins Shelter from the advertising and PR agency WPP, where he was senior director.
Diana Jupp, interim chief executive at the blood cancer research charity Bloodwise, has been appointed chief executive of Pancreatic Cancer UK. She will take over from Alex Ford, who is stepping down in early December after eight years to take up a freelance role as regional director, UK and Europe, for the Centre for Community-Driven Research.
The Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund, which supports people in the moving image industry, has appointed Alex Pumfrey as chief executive. Pumfrey, who will take up the new role in October, was chief operating officer of Digital UK, the company that supports Freeview viewers and channels.
The Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre has appointed Andy Cook as chief executive. He will join next month from the same role at Canine Partners, which provides assistance dogs for disabled people.
Siún Cranny has been appointed chief executive of Autism Wessex. She was a consultant for the RNIB.
The bowel cancer research charity Bowel Cancer UK has appointed Lowri Griffiths as head of Wales. She was policy and public affairs manager for Wales at Macmillan Cancer Support.
Thomas Pascoe has been appointed campaign director for the pro-traditional marriage organisation the Coalition for Marriage. He was a senior manager at the foreign aid contractor Adam Smith International.