Paula Sussex has been appointed as the new CEO of the Charity Commission. She will take up the appointment on the 30th of June, replacing Sam Younger who has held the post for the last four years.

Sussex is a qualified barrister and is currently Senior Vice President, Public Sector for CGI which is a leading Information Technology multi-national. She will be paid an annual salary of £125,000 plus pension contributions.

Speaking about her appointment, Ms Sussex said: “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to lead the Charity Commission, which has a key role in maintaining public trust and confidence in charity through effective regulation. I believe firmly in the vital role of charities in our society and their power to do good, and I want to play my part by building the Commission into a proactive, efficient regulator of charity.”

Source: Civil Society