Expressions of interest sought for Honorary Secretary role

Professor Indranil Dasgupta will come to the end of his term as Renal Association Honorary Secretary in June 2021. 

The RA Board is seeking expressions of interest from outstanding Renal Association members to take responsibility for the RA’s corporate governance and membership services. 

Applicants should be clear, strategic thinkers interested in the important charitable aims of the RA. You should be able to demonstrate objectivity, willingness to contribute time and energy and willingness to be accountable to the organisation.

You will be expected to attend the trustee board meetings (four face to face meetings per year plus monthly board teleconferences) and will be asked to attend and/or chair sub-committee meetings or task and finish groups including the governance and nominations committee and the finance and risk committee. Experience of chairing meetings is essential.

Role description

Terms of Reference of Trustee Board


Deadline for expressions of interest is Monday 9 November 2020
This is an appointed role; an appointments panel will be convened and interviews will take place towards the end of November 2020.

There will then be the opportunity to shadow Indranil until June 2021. 

How to express interest

To submit an expression of interest, please send the following to

  • Letter stating your interest and explaining how you believe your skills and experience match the requirements of the role, directly addressing the criteria as outlined in the person specification (max 5000 characters)
  • 2 page CV

To arrange an informal discussion about the role, please contact Chief Executive, Ron Cullen, or Indranil Dasgupta.


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