Chair – Size of Wales

The Role

The Chair will hold the Board and Executive Team to account for the Size of Wales mission and vision, providing inclusive leadership to the Board of Trustees, ensuring that each trustee fulfils their duties and responsibilities for the effective governance of the charity. The Chair will also support, and, where appropriate, challenge the Chief Executive and ensure that the Board functions as a unit and works closely with the entire Executive of the charity to achieve agreed objectives. They will act as an ambassador and the public face of the charity, including developing and maintaining strong relationships with key funders, in partnership with the Chief Executive.

We are actively seeking and particularly welcome applications from women, BAME community and a wide diversity of backgrounds. Any candidate offered the position of Chair of Size of Wales will be expected to agree to and adhere to Size of Wales’ Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.

Size of Wales is an environmental charity focussed on mitigating climate change through protection of tropical forests and their communities in Africa, South America and South East Asia and through education and awareness-raising in Wales. The Board of Trustees has recently agreed an ambitious new strategy for the charity and appointed a new Chief Executive to lead on its delivery. The Charity is looking for a new chair to lead the work of the Board, replacing co-founder and long-standing chair Peter Davies who will be retiring from the position.

About Size of Wales

This is an exciting leadership opportunity for people from all backgrounds, with a UK charity which has a proven international track record of making a real impact on the challenge of climate change.

Closing Date and How to Apply

Closing date for applications is Friday 12th February. Please see Job Description below or email Size of Wales for more information.

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