After 8 years of dedicated service to the Alopecia UK Trustee Board, Simon Ray is stepping down as Chair in November 2023 and we are looking for a new Chair of Trustees.
Our Chair of Trustees is responsible for chairing our four trustee meetings each year (two face-to-face, two virtual) and ensuring that Alopecia UK pursues its stated objectives by developing and agreeing a long-term strategy. The Chair ensures that the charity complies with its governing document and meets its aims.
We are looking for someone with the following skills and attributes:
A commitment to the charity’s mission to improve the lives of those affected by alopecia
A willingness to devote the necessary time and effort
Good, independent judgement
An ability to think creatively and generate ideas
The confidence to challenge, question and speak their mind
An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship
An ability to work effectively as a member of a team
A commitment to
Nolan’s seven principles of public life
: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.
AUK CEO Sue Schilling says,
"The role of Chair is critical to the wellbeing and performance of the charity. Our Chair of Trustees has several roles working as a leader, supporter, devil's advocate, and mentor.
I am looking forward to working in partnership with our new Chair, on a shared vision for the direction of the charity that is built on confidence, trust and synergy."
If you feel like you could be a good fit for this role, applications are currently open. You can find our
Recruitment Pack here
, which includes the full role description and person specification.