Nick Poole became Chief Executive of CILIP on 22 June 2015.
He was previously CEO of the Collections Trust and was responsible for the strategic direction and management of the organisation. In this role, Nick has been responsible for developing UK and international standards for information management, advising agencies on digital programmes and leading partnership initiatives with a range of leading digital companies.
Nick was elected to the Board of Wikimedia UK on 25 July 2015 and is former Chair of the Europeana Network and provided representation to the European Commission.
Nick Poole Chief Executive of CILIP, the library and information association looks back at 2016 and points to the organisation's ambitions for 2017 and beyond.
We now call on responsible government departments and the national bodies who are fellow members of the Leadership for Libraries Taskforce to make a public declaration of their commitment to public libraries in England by supporting our principles and working with us to ensure they are reflected in the implementation of the upcoming Ambition for Public Libraries in England; and challenge our Government to provide targeted emergency relief funding in next week’s Autumn Statement.