News May 2022

We're looking for a new Trustee!

The Robertson Trust is now seeking a Chair of the Investment Committee who will serve as a trustee on main board and contribute investment expertise and insight in line with our 2020-2030 strategy.

With the upcoming retirement of Heather Lamont from the Board, we are now looking for a new Board member and Chair of the Investment Committee. This pivotal role will steer us in working closely with our external investment advisors and influence the application of our investment strategy proactively in line with our 2020-30 strategy.

The role

The Chair of the Investment Committee will consider, agree and recommend to the board for implementation an investment strategy and liaise with the appointed Fund Managers and Investment Advisors. They will give advice to the board on the approval of the Investment Strategy and ensure compliance with investment policies.  In addition to their role of Chair of the Investment Committee, the successful candidate will serve as a trustee on the board and bring an authentic desire to contribute to board matters more widely.

Candidate profile

We are looking for an experienced Committee Chair who will bring a sense of drive and strategic rigour to work with board colleagues and the executive. The successful candidate will be an experienced senior leader with a successful track record and experience of finance and investment management. Candidates will bring a genuine commitment to the work of The Robertson Trust.

Reflecting the diverse communities that we support. The Robertson Trust is committed to widening the diversity of its leadership and board. We actively and warmly encourage applications from a broad and deep range of backgrounds and experiences.

Application process

The closing date for applications is 11 May. The recruitment panel will then meet short-listed candidates in w/c 30 May with a view to having a new Trustee in place in June.   

For more information, please read the appointment brief hosted by employment agency Saxton Bampfylde Ltd who is advising the Trust.