Could you be the next BCS Non-Executive Trustee for Education?

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The British Cardiovascular Society is seeking a Non-Executive Trustee with expertise in Education to join its Board from November 2023 following the end of tenure of the current role-holder, Malcolm Bell.

By joining our Board of Trustees, you will contribute to setting BCS strategy and key policies over the coming years, and developing our aims, objectives and goals, while monitoring and inspiring the performance of the BCS, its CEO and management team.

Non-Executive Trustees are appointed for a term of 3-years, renewable for one further 3-year term by mutual agreement. Applicants should have strong and effective leadership skills and experience of high level strategic and business planning. For this specific Trustee role we are also looking for someone with a background in and significant experience of education.


The BCS is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for its staff, membership and all who engage with the Society, its activities, educational opportunities and courses.

We would like our Society and its educational offerings to reflect and support the diverse nature of the profession and wider membership, and believe that diversity both benefits and contributes to the development of the cardiology and wider NHS workforce.

We welcome applications from all backgrounds, cultures and identities, and from all regions of the UK. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for the Programme without regard to race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age. Most of the Board meetings are on Teams and there is no requirement to attend in London, so the role would suit candidates from anywhere across the UK.

Further details of the role are available here. We would welcome expressions of interest by 11.59pm on Sunday 15 October - to apply, please send a short email expressing your interest in the role with your CV to George Axton at