VSO Chief Executive announces departure

VSO Chief Executive announces departure

After 5 years as Chief Executive of VSO, Marg Mayne is stepping down to take up a new role at UK based social enterprise, My Time Active.

Marg Mayne said:

“I can honestly say that my time at VSO has been the most stimulating and rewarding of my career to date. I am proud of growing our credentials as the leading development NGO that works through volunteers.”

Mari Simonen, Chair of the VSO International Board of Trustees, said:

“Marg has led the development and implementation of our People First strategy, and as a result leaves VSO with clear direction and development objectives, broader range of volunteering approaches, as well as increased overall income and more cost effective administration.”

VSO will be undertaking a global search to recruit Marg's permanent successor while an interim CEO will be appointed to lead the organisation from July.


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Editor's notes

VSO is an international development organisation that brings people together to share skills and knowledge. VSO volunteers work in whichever fields are necessary to tackle poverty – from education and health through to helping people learn the skills to make a living. They invest in local people so that the impact they make endures long after their placement ends. VSO recruits skilled and unskilled volunteers from countries in the global north and global south, as well as supporting the growth of volunteering within developing countries.