21 Oct 2014 - VISION 2020 UK appoint Nigel Clarke as new Chair | Full details
VISION 2020 UK
21 Oct 2014 - VISION
2020 UK appoint Nigel Clarke
as new Chair
VISION 2020 UK, the umbrella organisation bringing together agencies across the eye health and sight loss sector, is pleased to announce the appointment of Nigel Clarke as its new Chair.
Mr Clarke's appointment follows previous Chair Nick Astbury stepping down last month after six years in the role.
Nigel has a strong background within the healthcare and charity sector, and is current Chair of the General Pharmaceutical Council, and a trustee of Partner Africa.
Prior to this, Nigel was Audit Chair on the Board of the European Society of Cardiology, Chair of Self Help Africa and Chair of the General Osteopathic Council.
He was also a trustee for 10 years for the Prince's Foundation for Integrated Health, and a member of the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence.
In 2010, Nigel founded SureCalm Healthcare Ltd, a business that provides care and support for people with long-term health conditions to enable them to live an independent life.
Commenting on his
said: "The potential for VISION
2020 UK as an organisation really captured my imagination, and I am so pleased and excited to commence my new role as Chair.
I look forward to meeting VISION
2020 UK Trustees, staff and members, and to build on the excellent work already taking place to unite the eye health and sight loss sector, and to continue to work towards the goal of eliminating preventable blindness."
Mercy Jeyasingham, VISION 2020 UK CEO said: "Nigel brings a wealth of relevant experience as both a Trustee and Chair of organisations across a variety of sectors.
On behalf of everyone involved with VISION
2020 UK, I would like to congratulate Nigel
new role, and really look forward to working alongside him to ensure that VISION
2020 UK continues to move from strength to strength."