governance

Final report on Wikimedia UK governance released

This post was written by Michael Maggs, Chair of Wikimedia UK On behalf of the Wikimedia UK board I am pleased to announce the publication of the third and final report on the charity’s governance. The report has been prepared by Rosie Chapman and Sarah Loader of Belinda Pratten and Rosie Chapman Associates. It marks… read more »

Governance review – interim review and progress report

Wikimedia UK has just received the independent interim review and progress report which records the progress the charity has made since January in implementing the recommendations of the Compass Review. This interim report comes around halfway through the 18 month period established for embedding excellent governance practices as recommended in the initial review. It was prepared… 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 »

Ashley Van Haeften steps down from Wikimedia UK board

Wikimedia UK announces that Ashley Van Haeften (User:Fae) has decided to stand down as a trustee of the charity with immediate effect. Fae has made significant contributions to the Wikimedia movement and our charity since he was first elected to the board in April 2011, serving as our Chair from April 2012 to August 2012…. read more »

Community Consultation on Wikimedia UK Governance

This post was written by Keith Smith from Compass Partnership As indicated in a previous Wikimedia UK blog post we as Compass Partnership have been invited by the Wikimedia Foundation and Wikimedia UK to review Wikimedia UK governance, and in particular the  management by the board of any potential conflicts of interest. We have been asked to make… read more »

Wikimedia UK and Wikimedia Foundation appoint independent reviewer

Today Wikimedia UK and the Wikimedia Foundation are announcing the appointment of Compass Partnership to produce the review and report on the governance of Wikimedia UK. The governance review was announced on September 28, 2012 in a joint statement by Wikimedia UK and the Wikimedia Foundation. The legal teams at Wikimedia UK and the Wikimedia Foundation… read more »

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