How a quiet leader made Plan more visible

Nigel Chapman, outgoing Plan International CEO. Photo by: Plan International

Six years ago, people around him made such a big fuss when Nigel Chapman left the BBC World Service. He was at the top of his game at the premier British media platform when he decided to make the transition to head children’s charity Plan International.

But now, he is preparing to hand over the reins at Plan to incoming CEO Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen at the end of the month quietly and with little fanfare.

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    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.