Audire Consultants Managing Director Clare Bebbington has been appointed Director of the John Smith Trust.
The Trust, which was founded in 1996 as a permanent memorial to former Labour Party Leader John Smith, seeks to promote good governance, social justice and the rule of law by nurturing a leaders committed to making a difference in their countries and societies. It has a 500-strong Alumni network of Fellows from the wider Europe, Central Asia and the Middle East.
'I'm delighted to have this opportunity,' says Clare. 'I've been admirer of the Trust and its work since first meeting Azerbaijani Fellows in Baku ten years ago. I aim to build on the Trust's success, to enhance relationships with the Alumni, and to create supportive and challenging programmes and networks for new generations of leaders.'
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