Welcoming our new CEO

Dear All,

This is to inform you that Madeleine Cassidy, the new CEO of The Brazelton Centre UK is starting on Wednesday 18th October, 2017.

Madeleine has a wealth of experience of leading and growing charities and is very passionate about The Brazelton Centre’s vision and work with parents and babies. Please join me in welcoming Madeleine to the Centre; we are very pleased to have her on board. Madeleine is looking forward to meeting and getting to know everyone over the next few weeks.

During the next month, I will be handing over to Madeleine and helping her to get to grips with her new role. I will also be on holiday for a week from October 21st and attending a conference in Lisbon.  My final day as CEO will be Thursday, 16th November, 2017.

Following my retirement as CEO, I will be continuing work as a Master Trainer of the NBO and NBAS, and with the NBONBAS International Board.  

Thank you for all the support you have shown me for the last 20 years.  It has been a privilege to work with everyone.

Yours sincerely,
Joanna Hawthorne


Madeleine's Biography

Madeleine Cassidy has been Chief Executive of a small charity, Support 4 Sight Essex, for over twelve years. Her background lies in Marketing, as a Senior Marketing Manager for household food brands. She has a degree in Social Science, a post-graduate Diploma in Marketing and a Masters Degree in Voluntary Sector Management.

Madeleine is very passionate about promoting charities; especially small, local organisations. She serves as a trustee for a local charity for underprivileged children and her local Volunteer Centre. As a trustee, Madeleine’s offering the Board her experience and knowledge of charity management, Marketing, service development, partnership-working and governance expertise.




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