Sandara Kelso-Robb MBE has been appointed the newly created post of Executive Director with basis.point. Sandara has 30+ years experience within the Voluntary Sector across Ireland and the United Kingdom of which 26 have been at Executive Director level and has extensive governance, fundraising and grant-making expertise.

Sandara established Ireland’s first Giving Circle and the dissertation for her MSc in Executive Leadership focused on the infrastructure required to grow philanthropy.

She was awarded an MBE in 2016 for her work in the Voluntary Sector and her volunteering endeavours.

The role of Executive Director was created to drive the development of basis.point ensuring that more disadvantaged children and young people will benefit from a range of educational programmes.

“I am delighted to join basis.point at this exciting time and look forward to working with the very enthusiastic Board, Patrons and Volunteers as we seek to make a sustainable difference in the lives of so many. The basis.point movement has already harnessed huge support and it will be a privilege to lead such a unique organisation.