Director and Chief Executive

Ref: 5460

Chatham House

London

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Role Managed by:

Sukhpal Uppal

Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 20 3928 7352

e: Sukhpal.Uppal@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Global Non-Profit and Social Impact Practice

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 10/01/2022

Chatham House is a world-leading policy institute with a mission to help governments and societies build a sustainably secure, prosperous and just world. For over one hundred years it has been renowned as a trusted forum for debate and a source of independent analysis and influential ideas. Its unparalleled convening power and the strength of its research teams and network of policy experts continue to offer solutions to global challenges and empower the next generation to change the world.

After the successful tenure of Dr Robin Niblett CMG, Chatham House is seeking a new Director and Chief Executive. Providing strategic direction to the Institute and fostering a culture of excellence and debate, the Director plays an important role on the world stage.

In a period of rapid change and uncertainty, Chatham House will need to continue to be active and innovative in sustaining its impact and influence. The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate the experience and qualities necessary to build an effective and collegial structure and culture, and to provide strategic direction to a large, complex and diverse organisation. They will have intellectual leadership and credibility as a commentator on world affairs, with the ability to take a broad view and identify key emerging themes. They will be an energetic and persuasive cultivator of donors and stakeholders, with the proven ability to act as an effective ambassador and fundraiser for Chatham House.

To apply, please submit an up-to-date CV and a maximum two page Covering Letter indicating why you think you are suitable for this post. 

The closing date for applications is Monday 10th January at noon GMT.

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