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Binni Brynolf appointed to CILIP Trustee Board

10 December 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Gus MacDonald
Binni Brynolf appointed to CILIP Trustee Board

CILIP, the UK Library and Information Association is pleased to announce Binni Brynolf as the latest appointment to their cross-sector Board of Trustees.

Binni is Digital Resources Librarian at Chatham House, a policy institute in international affairs based in London. They are also a Committee Member of the CILIP Community, Diversity and Equalities Group (CDEG) and have recently become a Co-chair of the Steering Group to establish a new CILIP LGBTQ+ Network.

Binni has worked in libraries for more than 20 years, mostly in systems and team leadership roles in public, academic and special libraries, both in the UK and Sweden.

Commenting on Binni’s appointment, Chair of the CILIP Board Caroline Brazier said, “The CILIP Board is delighted to welcome Binni Brynolf as our newest Trustee. They bring a wealth of insight, knowledge and experience to the Board, and we are looking forward to working with them to continue CILIP’s development as a modern, effective professional association.”

Trustee and Ethics Committee chair, Dawn Finch, commented, “I feel this is an incredibly positive move that adds Binni’s extensive knowledge, skills and experience to the Board. We are grateful they have stepped up to help CILIP develop and move forward.”

New CILIP Trustee Binni Brynolf also commented, “I am pleased to be joining the CILIP Board at a time of great change for library and information workers. We need a professional association that truly represents our sector and is able to be a champion for positive change. I look forward to working with my fellow Trustees to deliver this.”

Notes for Editors

CILIP is a Chartered Institute, operating under Royal Charter with charitable status. The Board of Trustees is accountable for the leadership and good governance of the organisation. Trustees can be elected from among the membership or co-opted on the recommendation of the Board and may serve for no more than two consecutive three-year terms.>

Published: 11 December 2019

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