Trustee Role Profile

  • As a Trustee you will bring leadership skills, knowledge and experience, independence and objectivity of judgement. Your role includes:
  • To act as an ambassador for NAT, opening doors and making introductions.
  • To help shape the strategies and associated plans; to highlight issues of importance/concern that should be reflected within them; and once set, to challenge and support their delivery.
  • To debate major issues affecting NAT.
  • To act as a critical friend to NAT including reviewing performance against an agreed set of performance indicators.

Trustee Person Specification

A Trustee should be able to demonstrate a broad range of the following:


  • an understanding of, a commitment to, and passion for, NAT, its purpose and its work
  • readiness to act solely in the best interests of NAT without regard to personal interest or benefit
  • ability to bring personal knowledge and experience to bear on some of NATs activities
  • integrity, wisdom, good judgement and independence of mind
  • a good team player
  • ability and willingness to be an ambassador for NAT and to represent the Trust positively to external audiences
  • ability to commit the necessary time to be an effective Trustee
  • effective communication and interpersonal skills


  • knowledge of the aims and purposes of NAT
  • an understanding of the current and future needs and requirements of NAT
  • an understanding of, and interest in, the main challenges facing NAT for 5–10 years ahead
  • knowledge of and background in NATs work or related areas
  • to compliment our boards skills, we are particularly interested in applicants with fundraising and/or marketing experience

For more information, including how to apply please download our Trustee Recruitment Pack 2022    .  

The closing date is 1st February 2022 (11.59pm).