Chair of Trustees

South East Rivers Trust

Home-based with travel to our office

Volunteer • Part Time

Sectors: water & hydrology, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

We are seeking to appoint a new Chair of Trustees who will work with our Board and CEO to guide our organisation to achieve its vision of healthy, thriving rivers for people and wildlife in the south east of England.

You will lead SERT’s board of trustees to oversee the Trust's strategy and financial sustainability; ensure the good governance of the Trust; advocate for the Trust where required and provide support and challenge to our CEO and Management Team.

The Trust meets quarterly. The Chair drives the agenda and resulting actions. In addition, the Chair participates in quarterly finance committee meetings and other meetings on an as-needed basis in a governance role.

The Trust has recently undergone a period of growth and you will facilitate its continuing success and maintain its position as a major player in the Rivers Trust network.

You will manage the Trustees, ensuring we have the correct people, skills and experience in place. You will bring a deep, proactive, and reflective attitude towards diversity and inclusion.

You will oversee the continued financial sustainability of the Trust, contributing strategy insights to the development of different income streams and project funding as appropriate.

You will have a passion for biodiversity, conservation and the Rivers movement in the South East. You will understand how to ignite the passion in others.

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