On 4 March it was announced that Lynda Thomas will be Macmillan’s new Chief Executive.
Lynda has been acting as Interim Chief Executive since November 2014 and is the former Director of Fundraising at Macmillan. She will take up the role with immediate effect.
Lynda started her career working in communications for charities including Action for Children and NSPCC. She joined Macmillan in 2001 as Head of Media where she developed the charities campaigning arm, created its Internal Affairs team and oversaw the development of the award winning brand. She was promoted to board level as Director of External Affairs in 2007 and was appointed Director of Fundraising 2011.