How to apply

Please submit your CV and a Supporting Statement (no more than two sides of A4) here.

Please include work/daytime telephone, mobile or text numbers if at all possible. If you have any scheduling problems with any of the key dates, please make us aware.

For an informal, exploratory conversation in confidence about this role, please speak to our retained consultants Jess Stockford or Lottie Wihl at Prospectus via or or 0207 691 1920.

Recruitment and Appointment Timetable

Deadline for applications:

Monday 07 January 2019

Preliminary interviews*:

Weeks commencing 21 and 28 January 2019

Panel Interviews with Practical Action**:

Thursday 28th February 2019

Chair Elect announced:                               

Following March 2019 Board meeting 

Chair Elect to attend board meeting:

July 2019 Board meeting

Formal Handover to new Chair:


* These are preliminary interviews with our retained recruitment consultants at Prospectus. They will feed into our shortlisting process and will take place at Prospectus’ offices in Central London.

** These Panel Interviews with the Recruitment Panel will take place at the Practical Action offices in Rugby – there will be an opportunity for informal discussion with Practical Action CEO ,Board members and other members of the Senior Leadership Team ahead of this.