Who's who in #globaldev: June 2016 appointments

Kevin Watkins, formerly executive director of the British development think tank Overseas Development Institute, will be Save the Children U.K.’s new chief executive. Photo by: ODI / CC BY-NC

Save the Children U.K.

Save the Children U.K., one of the largest international NGOs, has a new chief executive. Kevin Watkins, formerly executive director of the British development think tank Overseas Development Institute, will be starting in his new position late September. He will be replacing Justin Forsyth, who announced his resignation in 2015.

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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.