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Just one week left to sign up for our 2020 AGM!

Photo: Wikimedia UK 2019 AGM , by John Lubbock. CC BY-SA 4.0. We’re gearing up for this year’s Annual General Meeting with just over a week to go until the event! On Saturday 18th July we will be meeting virtually, and though we won’t see each other in person we’re hoping to make the day… read more »

Nick Poole becomes Chair of Wikimedia UK’s Board

By Lucy Crompton-Reid, Wikimedia UK’s Chief Executive. Wikimedia UK is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Chair of the Board of Trustees, Nick Poole.  Nick Poole is the Chief Executive of CILIP, the UK’s library and information association. His previous roles, before joining CILIP in 2015, include CEO of Collections Trust and National… read more »

Nancy Bell joins Wikimedia UK board

Wikimedia UK is pleased to announce the co-option of Nancy Bell to the board for a two-year term.  Nancy has been appointed for her extensive skills, experience and contacts, particularly in the national and international cultural heritage sectors. Nancy is currently Head of Collection Care at The National Archives, in which role she is responsible… read more »

Farewell to Wikimedia UK board from Simon Knight

This post was written by Simon Knight. It was originally published here. As I’ll be leaving for University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in October, the time has come (formally, Friday) for me to step down from the board of Wikimedia UK. I’ve now been on the board for just under 2 years (having served half… read more »

Gill Hamilton joins Wikimedia UK Board

Wikimedia UK is pleased to announce that Gill Hamilton has been co-opted to the charity’s Board of Trustees. This is the result of a board resolution that was passed on 14 October. She replaces Padmini Ray Murray who recently stepped down from the board to relocate to India. Gill is Digital Access Manager at the National… read more »

Padmini Ray Murray steps down from Wikimedia UK Board

Wikimedia UK  announces that Padmini Ray Murray is to step down from the charity’s Board of Trustees. She will be taking a new position teaching digital humanities at Shristi School of Art, Design and Technology in Bangalore. Padmini joined the board of Wikimedia UK in November 2013 and brought with her an excellent skill set… read more »

Mike Peel resigns as a Trustee of Wikimedia UK

It is with regret that Wikimedia UK announces that Mike Peel has resigned as a trustee of the charity. Mike’s contributions both to the charity and to the wider Wikimedia movement are widely admired and respected. He became a Wikimedian in 2005 and was instrumental in the formation of Wikimedia UK. He has served on… read more »

A message from the Wikimedia UK Board

Wikimedia UK’s Board of Trustees met on Tuesday 8 October to discuss recent events, review strategy and evaluate where we want to be in the future. Following the meeting, and subsequent discussions, the Board wishes to make the following statement: “It has been almost a year since Wikimedia UK achieved charitable status. This is a… read more »

Wikimedia UK appoints Saad Choudri to its Board

Wikimedia UK is pleased to announce the appointment of Saad Choudri to its Board of Trustees. This appointment is effective from 19 September 2012. Saad brings a wealth of skills and experience to the Board. He is a practising solicitor in the video games industry and has offered legal advice pro bono in the past. He is… read more »

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