With a closing date of 12 March 2018, C&RT is advertising for two Trustees. In the short term this will increase its number or Trustees from 10 to 12. According to the Sunday Times advert:
‘Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate some or all of the following areas of expertise: significant financial capability obtained in a large and complex organisation; investment experience (property and/or non-property); and strong knowledge and experience of charity governance’.
The advert continues:
‘This is an exciting opportunity for talented individuals who may have a passion for the waterways or just a love of the outdoors and a desire to improve lives and make a difference to the nation’s wellbeing. We anticipate that successful candidates will have a variety of previous senior experience.’
It is understood that the new Trustees to will replace the chair of C&RT’s Audit and Risk Committee Committee, Francis Done and also the Investment Committee chair, Manish Chande. Both Done and Chande are due to retire in March this year.