Eilish McGuinness takes over at NHLF
Eilish McGuinness is to take over from Ros Kerslake as CEO of the National Heritage Lottery Fund at the end of the year.
McGuinness, currently executive director, business delivery, at the fund, has been with the organisation since 1996. Before that she was an inspector of buildings for Historic Scotland, having started her career in her native Northern Ireland’s environment service.
The fund’s chairman, Simon Thurley, said: “The trustees were presented with an extremely strong field for one of the best jobs in heritage and we are delighted to appoint someone with wide experience, outstanding management a leadership ability and a strong strategic sense”.