New CEO for local charity working with older people across Horsham District

The Board of Trustees at local, independent charity Age UK Horsham District have appointed Simon Dowe as their new Interim CEO. Simon replaces outgoing CEO, Sonia Mangan, who had been with the charity for 3 years.
Simon will be working with Age UK Horsham District for up to 12 months, and his main focus will be to review the charity’s strategy and direction to ensure that the services older people living in Horsham District need are in place and accessible.
Simon has thirty years’ experience working for third sector organisations. He has a proven track record in fundraising and managing a wide range of complex programmes and is an innovative leader, with expertise in operations, finance, strategic planning and sustainable organisational development.
Simon has the ability to place and manage talent, and build strong and lasting relationships internally and externally with stakeholders across a range of sectors. He has extensive experience in shaping and changing organisations.
Simon said: “I’m very excited to have joined the team at Age UK Horsham District. My mission has always been to ensure that everybody can access the services they need in a respectful and timely way. I want to make sure that the team at Age UK Horsham District have a clear sense of direction for the future, and clarity about how to deliver it.”
If you would like to find out more about how Age UK Horsham District could help you or someone you know, or how you could help the charity, please contact them on 01403 260560, email or visit  Details can also be found on their Facebook page or on Twitter @AgeUKHorshamD

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