Children’s Trust comms chief joins children’s hospice charity as CEO

The Children’s Trust director of income generation and communications Paul Farthing has been named as the next chief executive officer of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.

Farthing has more than 25 years’ experience in the charity sector, including a stint as high value relationships director at Cancer Research UK. He has also been fundraising director at both Age UK and NSPCC.

“It is a tremendous honour to be taking over as chief executive, said Farthing.

“Our opportunity now, is to reach out and help more children and families through very challenging times. I look forward to working with the great team of staff, volunteers and supporters to make that happen.”

Shooting Star chair Andrew Coppel added: “The board is delighted that Paul is joining Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.

“He has a wealth of experience and knowledge of the sector and we are looking forward to working with him to help shape the charity’s future and continue to provide the vital care services to the families we support.”

Shooting Star Children’s Hospices supports families across 15 London boroughs and in Surrey.

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