Independent Non-Executive Director

Ref: 5434

Skateboard GB


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Role Managed by:

Ikem Nwankwo

Research Associate

t: +44 (0)20 7340 6208


Primary Practice Group: Arts, Culture and Sports

Salary & Benefits: Unremunerated, expenses reimbursed

Closing Date: 04/01/2022

Formal Interview Date: 24th January 2022

Skateboard GB (SBGB) is the UK-wide governing body for skateboarding with responsibility for Olympic and the world class performance program (WCP), in addition to grassroots skateboarding and talent within England.

SBGB’s purpose is to give skateboarders the opportunity to “Skate More, Skate Better”, ensuring we are skater-focused in everything that we do; we aim to lead, support, empower and facilitate. It’s the role of SBGB to add value to the skateboarding community so that skateboarding continues to grow and thrive, with better and more spaces to skate, whilst providing best practise support so that skateboarding can take place in a fun and safe environment.

We are a young and small organisation which is growing and in recent receipt of public funding to support building the systems, programmes, capacity and culture required to fulfil the vision.

SBGB is looking for an Independent Non-Executive Director (INED) to join our Board. SBGB is looking for an individual with a passion for sport and the positive impact it has on society, communities, and individuals. Ideally you will have a background in one of the following areas:

  • Legal
  • HR
  • Digital

SBGB is committed to continuing to improve the diversity of our Governing Body. We welcome applications from all members of the community.

The Commitment

Approximately 20 days per year. The Board meets at least four times a year. Meetings dates are set a year in advance and are sometimes held via a conference call.

The role is unremunerated. Expenses will be reimbursed.

How to Apply

An executive search exercise is being undertaken by Perrett Laver for this post. Perrett Laver will support the Interview Panel in the discharge of its duties, both to assist in the assessment of candidates against the requirements of the role and to identify the widest possible field of qualified candidates.

Application is by submission of a full curriculum vitae and a covering letter of application, addressing the job description and person specification and including suitable daytime and evening telephone contact details. The deadline for applications is 9:00am (GMT) on Tuesday 4th January 2021.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to informal conversations with James Hope-Gill, Chief Executive Officer, between 1-4pm (GMT) on Thursday 20th January 2022. 

Interviews will be held in the afternoon (GMT) of Monday 24th January 2022 in London. 

All enquiries, in the first instance, should be directly to Ikem Nwankwo at and +44 (0)20 7340 6208.


For a conversation in confidence, please contact Ikem Nwankwo at and +44 (0)20 7340 6208.

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