The Chair of the Board of Trustees

The Chair of the Board of Trustees

Role Summary

 The role of the Chair is to provide leadership and direction to the board of Trustees and to chair the Trustee meetings. The Chair’s aim is to enable the board to fulfil their responsibilities for the overall governance and strategic direction of Cancer Research Wales.

The Chair will ensure that Cancer Research Wales complies with its governing document and constitution, charity law and any other relevant legislation or regulations and to make sure that Cancer Research Wales pursues its objects as defined in its governing document and constitution.

The Chair’s role is to work in partnership with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cancer Research Wales and to support the employees, enabling them to achieve the aims of the organisation; and to optimise the relationship between the board of Trustees and the staff.

In addition to the general responsibilities of a Trustee, the Chair has a number of tasks specific to their role.

Closing Date: Monday 9th September 2019

More information

Cancer Research Wales – Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation No 1167290