1. Ella Africa

Chair of Trustees

Remote/ London

We are looking for an inspiring, entrepreneurial leader, with a collaborative spirit and a comprehensive understanding of key issues facing Ella Africa, including gender inequality, education disparities and access to health services.

Closing date for applications

Who we are

Ella Africa Foundation is deeply committed to empowering women in rural Angola through education, healthcare, and sustainable agricultural initiatives. We provide tailored vocational training programs, ensuring women acquire essential skills for entrepreneurship and active participation in markets.


The role

We are looking someone with the following experience:

  • Proven track record of successful leadership in organizational growth.
  • Extensive leadership experience, including chairing a board.
  • Strong knowledge of good governance principles.
  • Sound financial management skills and experience.
  • Diplomacy and independence, with a respectful approach to challenge.
  • Ability to represent the organization effectively to diverse stakeholders.
  • Willingness and capability to engage in fundraising efforts.
  • Proficiency in gender equality and women’s health, including challenges and opportunities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Commitment to fostering positive relationships with the Founder and other Trustees.
  • Availability to take an active entrepreneurial role within the charity.
  • Willingness to engage with fund raising – attributable contributions and contacts.

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Supporting document(s)

  • candidate-pack---chair-of-trustees-3-.pdf - Download
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