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New Director for Horse Welfare Charity

Following the departure of Roly Owers earlier this year Linda Hams, of Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire is to join the UK's leading horse welfare charity as their Director of Fundraising and Communications.

Linda, 38, is due to take up her position at the ILPH (International League for the Protection of Horses) Headquarters in Snetterton, Norfolk on Monday 4th August.

On hearing of her selection she commented, "I am really excited to be given the opportunity to not only take forward the ILPH fundraising programme, but to be working for a charity committed to improving horse welfare worldwide."

Linda with Clover

Linda is presently working as Head of Funding Development at the RSPB in Sandy Bedfordshire where she has responsibility for managing the Trusts, Grants, Corporate and Regional fundraising teams, as well as the trading company. Prior to that she was Assistant Director (Policy and Marketing) at the Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus, based in Peterborough.

Of Linda's appointment John Smales, Chief Executive at the ILPH says, "In these competitive days, a good fundraiser and communicator is vital to the success of any charity. I know that in Linda Hams we have made an excellent choice and we are all very much look forward to working with her."

In her spare time Linda rides at advanced level in endurance riding and has this year been selected for the British Intermediate Endurance Team.



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