Different Strokes is delighted to announce the appointment of Austin Willett as its new Strategic Business Manager, who brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience to this new and exciting role.
Austin has spent 20 years working in the charity sector in a variety of roles. His previous positions include managing charity shops, managing a furniture reuse project and being the CEO of a counselling organisation. Austin also spent two years with Voluntary Service Overseas as an advisor to regional government in Vanuatu. Most recently he managed a Headway group, supporting people after brain injury.
‘I’m absolutely delighted to be joining Different Strokes at a really exciting time for the organisation. I look forward to working closely with the groups across the country and with the highly capable staff team we have, to ensure that we are able to provide a first-class support service to younger stroke survivors, and that we have the necessary resources to achieve our aims.’
Ranj Parmar, Chair of the Board of Trustees, Different Strokes, said:
“On behalf of the entire Board, I would like to congratulate Austin on his appointment and we look forward to his tenure with Different Strokes.
Austin has a proven record of accomplishment in various senior positions and he will be working hard on a strategy to move our organisation forward; whilst offering the same much needed services helping younger stroke survivors to reclaim their lives.”
We hope you will join us in welcoming Austin as a valued addition to the Different Strokes team.