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The Board of Trustees

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The Trustees ensure that the BSG has a clear strategy, and that its work and goals are in line with its vision. A trustee’s role in a charity is to be the ‘guardians of purpose’, making sure that all decisions put the needs of the beneficiaries first.

They safeguard the charity’s assets – both physical assets, including property, and intangible ones, such as its reputation. They make sure these are used well and that the charity is run sustainably.

Trustees don’t normally do the day-to-day running of the charity. This is delegated to the staff, led by the Chief Executive. Instead, they play the role of a ‘critical friend’ to the Chief Executive by giving support and by challenging – in a supportive way – to help them manage effectively.

However, The BSG has both ‘Member Trustees’ who are actively involved in the clinical/committee work of the society and ‘Lay Trustees’, who are normally non-clinicians lending there advice and expertise from industry.

The BSG trustee board meets four to six times a year with a finance sub-committee often meeting before each main board meeting.

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Chair of the Board of Trustees

Dr Alastair McKinlay

BSG President
Term of Office to June 2022

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Board of Trustees - All Members

Position
Chair
Appointment by
Ex-Officio
Appointment Date
2018-06-01
Term of Office
2022-06-01
Position
Member Trustee
Appointment by
Interview
Appointment Date
2021-07-14
Term of Office
2023-07-14
Position
Member Trustee
Appointment by
Ex-Officio
Appointment Date
2021-06-01
Term of Office
2024-06-01
Position
Member Trustee
Appointment by
Ex-Officio
Appointment Date
2020-08-01
Term of Office
2022-06-01
Position
Member Trustee
Appointment by
Ex-Officio
Appointment Date
2020-08-01
Term of Office
2022-06-01
Position
Member Trustee
Appointment by
Ex-Officio
Appointment Date
2020-08-01
Term of Office
2022-06-01
Position
Member Trustee
Appointment by
Ex-Officio
Appointment Date
2020-06-15
Term of Office
2024-06-01
Position
Member Trustee
Appointment by
Ex-Officio
Appointment Date
2021-06-01
Term of Office
2023-06-01
Position
Lay Trustee
Appointment by
Interview
Appointment Date
2014-06-26
Term of Office
2023-06-26
Position
Lay Trustee
Appointment by
Interview
Appointment Date
2020-01-16
Term of Office
2023-01-16
Position
Lay Trustee
Appointment by
Interview
Appointment Date
2020-01-16
Term of Office
2023-01-16
Position
Lay Trustee
Appointment by
Interview
Appointment Date
2020-01-16
Term of Office
2023-01-16
Position
Lay Trustee
Appointment by
Interview
Appointment Date
2018-06-07
Term of Office
2024-06-07
Position
Lay Trustee
Appointment by
Interview
Appointment Date
2021-06-21
Term of Office
2024-06-21

 

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