Publish What You Fund announces new Chair

Publish What You Fund is pleased to confirmed Fran Perrin, founder and CEO of the Indigo Trust, as the new Chair of their Board of Directors.

The Indigo Trust is a UK based grant making foundation that funds technology-driven projects to bring about social change, largely in African countries.  The Trust focuses mainly on innovation, transparency and citizen empowerment.

Fran said:

“Publish What You Fund is a fantastic organisation that has achieved so much in just a few short years. I’m delighted to follow Sarah Mulley as Chair of the Board. I look forward to working with David Hall-Matthews, the staff and board to further increase the organisation’s impact in the field.”

David Hall-Matthews, Director of Publish What You Fund, said:

“We are excited to have Fran on board, as she brings with her a wealth of experience in the fields of development and open data. We also wish to thank Sarah for her years of hard work as Chair, and the excellent support and direction she gave us as an organisation.”

Fran is a Board Member for the Institute for Philanthropy and was named as Philanthropist of the Year 2012 by Spears.

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