Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) in Reading has announced the appointment of Kit Lam as its new, permanent Executive Director of Finance and Resources.

Kit has worked in the not-for-profit and public sector for more than 20 years, with her last three posts at senior leadership level in the education sector.

In her last role as Chief Operating Officer for a newly formed multi-academy trust, she successfully developed and led the centralised corporate functions, supporting schools operating across three regions in the UK.

Kit, who is a qualified certified accountant, joined the Reading children’s company on 6 June.

She said: “I am thrilled to be part of Brighter Futures for Children, an organisation which is clearly passionate and committed to delivering the best possible opportunities for the children of Reading.

“The chance to play a part in helping every child and young person in Reading to have a happy, healthy and successful life will be at the core of my focus while supporting and working with the fantastic team at BFfC.”

Di Smith, Board Chair at Brighter Futures for Children, said: “We are very excited to be welcoming Kit Lam as the company’s Executive Director of Finance and Resources.

“Kit comes with vast experience working in the not-for-profit and public sector, and as a senior leader in the field of education. Her enthusiasm and commitment to providing the best possible services for children and young people makes her a perfect fit for Brighter Futures for Children.”