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Crown Agents appoints Glyn Isherwood as CFO /

We are delighted to announce that Glyn Isherwood will be joining Crown Agents as Chief Financial Officer in October.  

Glyn brings over two decades of experience in CFO positions in high profile public and commercial organisations in the media industry, alongside extensive Non-Executive Director roles in the International Development Sector. 

As Chief Financial Officer at the BBC, Glyn was instrumental in developing the organisation’s financial strategy while managing the business performance and value for money of its operations. During his tenure as the Group Finance Director at Channel 4, he launched a £20m Growth Fund whilst driving value for money across their spend base. In earlier roles at ITV plc he demonstrated his ability to oversee successful projects and lead strategic transformations. 

Glyn has a keen interest in Climate Change and is currently studying part-time towards a Master’s degree in Sustainable Development. He has shown a strong long-term interest in the sector as a Trustee of UNICEF UK and Treasurer of Amnesty International UK. Currently, Glynn serves as a Treasurer of Start Network, the humanitarian agencies network. 

Fergus Drake OBE, CEO of Crown Agents said:  

“We are thrilled that Glyn is joining Crown Agents at this important time as we respond to critical global challenges from Climate Change to increasing conflict and food insecurity. Glyn’s blend of deep financial expertise and commercial acumen coupled with a clear commitment to the International Development sector will be a significant addition to the leadership team.” 

Glyn commented “I am really excited to be taking on the CFO role at Crown Agents and joining the team.  I am looking forward to helping the organisation continue its important lifesaving work across the globe and working closely with a broad range of partners to leverage Crown Agents’ unique technical capabilities and long-term relationships around the globe.”