Diana Barran, current Chair of the Henry Smith Charity, has been appointed to the Ministerial role of Baroness in Waiting.  As a result of this front bench appointment, Diana will be stepping down as Chair of the Henry Smith Charity and also retiring as a Trustee with effect from 30th November 2018. Noel Manns, Vice-Chairman, has kindly agreed to step in on an interim basis until a permanent successor for Diana has been appointed.

The Henry Smith Charity would like to congratulate Diana on her appointment and wish her every success in her new role. We would also like to thank her for the great contribution to the charity over the 16 years as a Trustee and 3 years as its Chair.