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Ian Davenport Stepping Down

10/09/19

Ian Davenport, CEO of Royal SpringBoard, and founding CEO of The SpringBoard Bursary Foundation, has decided to step down from Royal SpringBoard in May 2020.

Ian will have done nearly eight years at the helm and says, "It is time for a fresh pair of eyes. This was a very tough decision indeed because it is a wonderful job. The journey from a one-man band to what is now a sophisticated charity has been fulfilling and exciting and I don’t think you can ask much more of any job. Royal SpringBoard has a superb staff and an engaged and impressive trustee body. It works with committed schools and organisations and, as such, between us we have successfully provided life transforming opportunities to over 700 deserving children since 2013, and the scale of placement is increasing at some rate. I know the Trustees, led by the Chair, Robert Swannell, will find an excellent CEO. In the meantime, I still have nine months to go and there are plenty of interesting challenges on the horizon."

If you know of anyone who might be interested in applying, then please direct them in the first instance to the CEO's PA, Tina Harrison, ceopa@royalspringboard.org.uk 

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