The Shackleton Foundation is pleased to announce that it has appointed Claudia Bradby as a new trustee. Read the full press release here.
The Shackleton Foundation, the charity which supports people who exemplify the spirit of Sir Ernest Shackleton, has strengthened its board of trustees with the appointment of Abel Hadden it is announced today (6 March 2014).
Abel Hadden is a partner at leading international communications company Bell Pottinger and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience at an important time in the development of the charity.
Commenting on the appointment Bill Shipton, The Shackleton Foundation’s chairman, said ‘I am thrilled that Abel has agreed to join us as we prepare to celebrate the centenary of perhaps Sir Ernest Shackleton’s most famous expedition to Antarctica which set off in 1914.’
Founded in 2007, by descendants of the original Nimrod expedition, the Shackleton Foundation celebrates the legacy of the great man in a 21st century context.
The Shackleton Foundation provides a unique solution to the varied problems of today’s disadvantaged youth. They do this by providing seed-funding to ambitious people who exemplify the spirit of Sir Ernest Shackleton: inspirational leaders with innovative projects that make a positive impact to the lives of young people.
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