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Chair of Trustees vacancy

Could you be our new Chair?

As our Chair retires, we are recruiting a new Chair of Trustees to steer us through the next stage of our development. We are looking for someone who shares our passion for global learning, our commitment to justice and sustainability and has experience of leadership and influencing at senior levels.   An understanding of good governance and experience as a trustee (or Non Executive Director) is essential. We welcome applications from candidates from a variety of backgrounds.

Time commitment

The post is a part-time, unpaid, non-executive appointment. The Chair serves a maximum four-year term, which may be extended in certain circumstances.  The board typically meets four times per year and the board delegates some of its duties to a small number of sub-committees, each chaired by a trustee.

How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, you can download the role profile.

To apply, please send the following by email to

  • A comprehensive CV outlining your key achievements in previous and current roles
  • A supporting statement explaining your interest in the role and why you believe you could be suitable
  • Details of two referees (who will not be contacted without your prior consent)

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 18th of December. Interview date/s for shortlisted candidates will be confirmed in January 2018.

You can also request an informal conversation regarding the opportunity by contacting

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