Big Lottery Fund: Meet our new director

Big Lottery Fund: Meet our new director



We are delighted to announce that we have appointed Jackie Killeen as our new Scotland Director.Many of you will know Jackie well as she has been with BIG for eight years, working as our Acting director since October 2010 and previously the Head of Policy and Public Affairs.


Jackie took up her new role on 1 April 2011 following a rigorous external interview process. Jackie has taken over from Dharmendra Kanani after he was appointed to the new post of England Director for the organisation.


Announcing the appointment, Big Lottery Fund Chief Executive Peter Wanless said:


“Jackie has a tremendous amount of experience working for BIG in Scotland and in addition I very much welcome the expertise she brings to the UK Senior Management Team.”


Jackie Killeen said: “I’m delighted to be appointed Scotland Director. I’m looking forward to the responsibility of working with all our customers, stakeholders and staff as we move forward to meet the challenges of supporting communities and individuals in Scotland who are most in need.”


You can see Jackie discussing what she sees as the greatest challenge for BIG in this short video!/video/video.php?v=209748492381360&oid=190642804528&comments