Treasurer highly Commended at Financial Leadership Awards
Press release issued by Wikimedia UK, 18 September 2015:
Greyham Dawes was awarded Highly Commended by the judges at the Financial
Leadership Awards last night.
The judges recognized that Greyham Dawes, who has been Wikimedia UK’s treasurer
since February 2013, had completely changed both the charity's financial
reporting and its planning. His pragmatic approach has helped the charity focus
on the future, and his overwhelming positivity moves difficult conversations
Carol Cambell, Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee said “Wikimedia UK is a
high profile charity within the open knowledge movement and Greyham has been an
important and influential part in enabling the organisational transparency that
is an essential part of our work."
Wikimedia UK is a young charitable organisation that is at the forefront of the
open knowledge movement. They are the UK chapter of the global Wikimedia
movement, and work with volunteers and a range of national organisations to
help create and preserve open knowledge and to provide easy access for all.
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