We are TU

Trustees Unlimited was founded in 2009 on the belief that good governance strengthens society.

We are a social purpose business, and a joint venture bringing together NCVO, Bates Wells and Russam.

Bates Wells is a law firm that specialises in the voluntary sector and wider social economy, NCVO is the principal organisation that champions the voluntary sector and volunteering by connecting, representing and supporting its members and Russam is a leading senior recruitment firm specialising in both interim and senior executive appointments with almost 40 years’ experience.

Together, our mission is to promote and develop excellent governance across civil society.

Trustees Unlimited is a founding UK BCorporation.

Our vision

Our vision is a strong and diverse civil society in which organisations are governed well to achieve their social aims.

Our mission

We are a social purpose business with a MISSION to promote and develop excellent governance across civil society.

  • We find people with great and relevant experience
  • We develop the skills of potential and existing trustees and connect them with boards
  • We match those people with civil society organisations in need of their skills
  • We help individuals and boards thrive through coaching, development and support

Our values

Collaborative

We’re a knowledgeable, well connected and experienced team, with expertise drawn from our three joint venture owners as well as our cross sector networks.

Diversity

We believe that diverse boards underpin excellent governance. 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.

Committed

We are determined in our mission to promote excellent governance by identifying talented people and supporting them to help civil society organisations succeed.

Integrity

We will represent our clients in a way that reflects their values and reputation and we will always be transparent about our process and fees.

Innovative

We will contribute to new ways of thinking and working, create new partnerships and design new services to fulfil our mission and serve our clients.

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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