1. Bite Back 2030

Chair of Trustees

Hybrid / London

Bite Back 2030 is a youth activist movement set up to challenge a food system that’s been set up to fool us. We want to find a new Chair who shares our passion for empowering youth leadership and transforming our food system as we scale for increased impact.

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Who we are

It should be easy to be healthy; it isn’t. The food system is rigged against us, flooding our high streets, schools and supermarket shelves with junk food then putting billions into marketing that keeps it centre stage in our minds. Right now, the health of one in three young people is at risk of dietary disease by the age of just 11.

Bite Back’s mission is to redesign the food system for child health.

The role

Role Description

Key areas of responsibilities of the role are

  • Strategic leadership
  • External relations
  • Board efficiency and effectiveness
  • Governance
  • Relationship with CEO

(Full details are in the application pack.)

Person Specification


High standard of classic board chairing skills, including the ability to:

  • Engage all Board members in discussion and decisions
  • Manage Board meetings effectively and efficiently
  • Listen to all contributions, synthesise conclusions and reach closure
  • Challenge and provoke when needed

A passion for Bite Back, including:

  • Our mission and our framing of the systemic issues in the food system
  • Ensuring that we engage deeply with youth and prioritise their voice in Board decisions
  • The importance of diversity, equity & inclusion

​Able to devote sufficient time (approx. 1 day/month)


Bring – and be willing to leverage – personal networks, including key decision makers or influencers in government, education, health and the corporate world, as well as potential donors

Have practical experience of leading the transition from a start-up to a mature organisation

Personally or professionally bring deep insights into how the Generation Z and young Millennials see the world ​

Bring personal expertise in any of these functional areas: legal; Gen Z audience building; PR/brand building; or Government policy

Supporting document(s)

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