Chair of the Board of Trustees

Nene Park Trust

Location: Peterborough
Closing Date: 24 May 2024
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Job Description

Around 2.5 days per month   Peterborough

Established in 1988, Nene Park Trust serves as the proud provider of Nene Park and an exciting and growing portfolio of other spaces, places, and ground-breaking regional initiatives. As a Trust, we believe that Nene Park is the Crown Jewel of the region. Our mission is to safeguard and nurture the park indefinitely. Were proud to offer inspiring programmes within our environmentally rich spaces to connect people meaningfully with nature, culture, and heritage. 

The Park is also a haven for wildlife, providing the community of the City of Peterborough with high quality green spaces and recreational venues.

We are now looking for our next Chair to provide leadership to a substantial and committed Board, oversee the development of the organisation, and support our collaboration with partners and our vibrant Peterborough communities. Your commercial acumen and commitment to our vision will ensure we remain aligned to the big picture, whilst delivering results.

The Trust has crafted an ambitious and progressive Nene Park Master Plan, a visionary blueprint which takes us well beyond our historic boundaries. As our new Chair, you will foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and accountability, enabling us to tackle a spectrum of challenges, identify new opportunities, and journey towards a bright and sustainable future.

You will be a credible and influential leader with well-honed strategic skills. With a deep commitment to the Trusts mission, you will have the skills to act as critical friend, guiding and supporting us in the execution of our Master Plan and to achieve our broader priorities. A background in conservation or heritage is not strictly necessary you may have worked in business, in public service or in the voluntary sector. Wherever you are now, you will be someone who inspires confidence quickly with funders, partners, and supporters, and who has a down to earth personal style.

To find out more and to apply for the role please visit our website:

Closing date: Friday 24th May 2024


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