Walsingham Support, a national disability charity, has appointed Brian Head as Director of Finance.
Mr Head joined Walsingham Support with effect from Monday 2 November and will be based at the organisation’s head office in Whetstone, London.
Mr Head has more than 22 years’ of finance experience, working at Ernst & Young, NatWest, GlaxoSmithKline as well as founding a number of businesses, including an innovative medical device developer and a consultancy working with a number of small and medium-sized organisations. He was also recently elected a fellow at the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
Brian gained previous experience volunteering in a number of education roles, some of which incorporated learning disabilities, he is now passionate about working and developing himself within this sector.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Head said: “I’m delighted to join the team at Walsingham Support. Coming from a commercial background, the key interest and appeal for me of Walsingham Support is its innovative approach, to both business and support services, and its attitude to growth. I am looking forward to helping the company to continue to innovate, develop and grow.”
Paul Snell, Chief Executive of Walsingham Support, said: “It is great to have Brian on the Walsingham Support team and the wealth of experience that he brings from his career to date including work with commercial organisations and start-up consultancy.”