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Role

Investment Committee Members

Job Title: Investment Committee Members
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: Voluntary (expenses paid)
Reference: IC2018
Contact Name: Penelope Crockett
Contact Email: contact@medicalresearchfoundation.org.uk
Job Published: August 13, 2018 10:19

Job Description

Many of the diseases that affect human health have been cured as a result of medical research, but there will always be more to do and there are areas that receive little support – and people’s lives that see no improvement. That’s where we step in. The Medical Research Foundation is dedicated to improving health through medical research.

A key priority for our Board this year will be implementing our new investment strategy on which our recently established Investment Committee will take the lead.  We would like to appoint two external members onto the Investment Committee who will bring their professional experience to ensure that our investment managers are held to account, our investment strategy delivers its agreed objectives and even more funds can be spent on medical research.

The Medical Research Foundation is committed to promoting equality and diversity opportunities and we welcome applications from all aspects of society.  We would particularly welcome applications from people from the BAME communities as these characteristics are currently under-represented on the Board.

The Investment Committee is expected to meet twice a year, usually in central London.  The positions are voluntary and not remunerated, although reasonable expenses are paid.

The appointment will commence in Autumn 2018.

How to apply

You can find full details of the role and how to apply by contacting Penelope Crockett, Governance Officer (020 7250 8202 or contact@medicalresearchfoundation.org.uk) or by visiting our website at: https://www.medicalresearchfoundation.org.uk/about-us/join-us

Closing date: Tuesday 28 August 2018 at 12:00

Interview date: first week of September 2018 in central London