Trustee Recruitment

The Board of Trustees consists of 16 CIOB Fellows and Members. They have the ultimate responsibility for directing the affairs of the Institute and delivering its Royal Charter objectives.

The Board of Trustees consists of 16 CIOB Fellows and Members. They have the ultimate responsibility for directing the affairs of the Institute and delivering its Royal Charter objectives. They set policy, oversee the budget and are legally responsible for the Institute. Trusteeships are prestigious positions. Trustees are committed to developing the work of the CIOB, spreading influence and raising standards in the wider industry. 

For more details on the role of the Trustee please see the Charity Commission document CC3 (CC3_feb20.pdf (publishing.service.gov.uk)) and the CIOB Role of Trustee (available for download below).

Being a Trustee

What being a trustee means to some of CIOB's current trustees.

In June 2023, 4 trustees will be stepping down from the Board due to the completion of tenure and a further 2 positions will be filled. 4 will be elected to the Board by the Corporate membership and the remaining 2 candidates will be selected to the Board based on a skills audit of the whole Board.

The ‘Guidelines for Candidates’ document is available for assistance with the completion of this form, together with further information on the application and recruitment process. These Guidelines are also available on the application site.

    The Application Portal is now open

    The application site will be hosted by the CIOB trusted partner, Mi-Voice.

    The Portal will close on Friday 27 January 2023 at 12 noon (GMT).

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    Rules

    • All candidates for the Trustee roles must be current Chartered Members of the CIOB (MCIOB or FCIOB).
    • All elements of this process have been overseen by the Nominations Committee and its final decision is binding.
    • Full rules of the process can be found within the ‘Guidelines for Candidates’ document (available for download below).