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British Equestrian Federation: Chair of the Board of Directors

The BEF is seeking a Chair of the Board of Directors. Applicants should possess the commitment, drive and skills to make a tangible contribution to the development of BEF strategy and the robust oversight of the organisation’s governance framework.

Candidates for the position of Chair of the Board of Directors should be able to demonstrate extensive board experience at a senior position within a leading private sector company or sport entity.                                                                                

The successful candidate will be elected by and responsible to the BEF Council, which represents the Federation’s member bodies and will be supported by the BEF’s executive staff. This position is voluntary, with reasonable expenses, and offers the opportunity for close involvement in an exciting phase in the development of equestrian sport. Knowledge of the equestrian industry or of another sport would be of advantage but is not essential. There are approximately 10 meetings of the Board held per year at Abbey Park, Stareton, Warwickshire.

For more detailed information and full terms of reference, please click on the following links;

Terms of Reference for the Board

Chairman of the Board Terms of Reference

Interviews will be held in November. Expressions of interest, supported by a brief two page CV, with details of two referees, should be sent by the closing date of 28 October 2016 at 4pm to: Maggie Moreton, Head of Secretariat, British Equestrian Federation, Abbey Park, Stareton, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2RH or by email to

All applicants are required to complete our Equal Opportunities Survey, click here to complete.

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