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Trustees / Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • : Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th March 2024

  • Advertised from 1st February 2024


The Forth Estuary Forum (FEF) is the Local Coastal Partnership for the Firth of Forth, stretching from Stirling to the North Sea, and we are looking for new Board Members.

Our overarching purpose is the wise and sustainable use of the Firth of Forth and you will be helping to drive the next phase of the organisation’s development.

Who we are looking for?

FEF is seeking applications from individuals who have leadership skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • Charity governance and legal
  • Financial management
  • Community engagement especially with coastal communities
  • Working in partnership with government, business, and voluntary stakeholders
  • Coastal and marine environment protection and management
  • Land use management, town & country planning, or marine spatial planning
  • Digital transformation
  • Marketing and public relations
  • Project management.

Application notes


If you share our purpose and are enthusiastic to help, we would love to hear from you!

We value having different points of view and experiences on our Board and hope to receive applications from a wide range of talented people. We welcome applications from people looking for their first non-executive director or trustee role as well as those with prior Board experience.

To apply, please send:

  • your CV, and
  • a short personal statement to describe:
    • your motivation for joining the Board of the Forth Estuary Forum;
    • how you meet the Selection Criteria (see previous page);
    • and how you will contribute to our future development.

Please send by email to:

The Board welcomes applications at any time.

Applications received by 9.00am Friday 8th March 2024 will be considered promptly for early interview. Appointments are confirmed by Members at the AGM (next is 7th December 2023).

Please note the Trustee and Non-Executive Board Member role is voluntary and therefore unpaid. Reasonable expenses for travel to charity business may be reimbursed