Chair of Board of Trustees


Women and Children First

Women and Children First is looking for a new Chair of the Board of Trustees to provide direction and vision through the next exciting phase of our development and expansion. Could you be Women and Children First's new Chair?

Closing date for applications

Who we are

Maternal health charity

The Chair will hold the Board and Chief Executive to account for the Charity’s 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. He or she will act as an ambassador and the public face of the charity in partnership with the Chief Executive.

Principal responsibilities are detailed more in the reruitment pack but comprise:

  • Providing strategic leadership
  • Overseeing the charity's governance
  • External Relations
  • Ensuring the charity works efficiently and effectively
  • Support and develop the relationship with the Chief Executive and the wider management team.

There is a detailed person specification in the recruitment pack.  


Closing date for applications

Our commitment to diversity & inclusion

Trustees Unlimited believes that diverse boards strengthen society. We will strive to remove the barriers that prevent people from applying to become trustees and help our clients to recruit and support people with a wide range of skills and lived experience.

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