Smart Works is looking for a new Chair of Trustees

Following the announcement that  Juliet Hughes-Hallett will be stepping down from her role as Chair of Smart Works, the search for her replacement has begun.

The search is being led by Executive recruitment specialists MBS.

Once the new Chair has been appointed they will take up the new role in Spring 2021 while the current Chair, Juliet, will take on the newly created role of Honorary President.

As the head of a growing charity the new Chair will need a network of contacts and presence through the funding, charity, fashion and retail sectors.

Alongside regular visits to the Head office in North London, the role holder will attend four board meetings and one strategy day a year. This is in addition to approximately half a day a week in meetings with the CEO and representing the charity with key stakeholders.

You can find out more about the role here.

In a message to the incoming Chair, Juliet Hughes-Hallett said:

“Chairing Smart Works has been about getting involved, having fun and being rewarded by the success of our clients. This is a dynamic charity run by a great team, with a brave and imaginative board. Courage, sound judgement and a fierce determination have driven us to create the Smart Works that operates today, with eight centres, delivering our service and furthering our mission to help women succeed. It has been my privilege and joy to be a part of it.”

If you are interested in finding out more about the role, please contact the team at MBS.