Treasurer highly Commended at Financial Leadership Awards
Press release issued by Wikimedia UK, 18 September 2015:
Greyham Dawes was awarded Highly Commended by the judges at the Financial Leadership
Awards last night.
The judges recognized that Greyham Dawes, who has been Wikimedia UK’s treasurer since
February 2013, had completely changed both the charity's financial reporting and its
planning. His pragmatic approach has helped the charity focus on the future, and his
overwhelming positivity moves difficult conversations towards solutions.
Carol Cambell, Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee said “Wikimedia UK is a high profile
charity within the open knowledge movement and Greyham has been an important and
influential part in enabling the organisational transparency that is an essential part of
Wikimedia UK is a young charitable organisation that is at the forefront of the open
knowledge movement. They are the UK chapter of the global Wikimedia movement, and work
with volunteers and a range of national organisations to help create and preserve open
knowledge and to provide easy access for all.
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