Board Directors

Job description

One day per month (three board meetings per year)

Four-year term



Greenpeace UK is looking for up to three Board Directors, who passionately share our values, to join our board and lend us their expertise. The skills we seek are in the fields of finance and accountancy, fundraising, communications and digital strategy.  We are also interested in those involved in environmental activism or have a strong interest in environmental issues.


The new board directors will replace three female directors, who are stepping down after a combined service of 23 years.  We therefore particularly welcome applications from women along with applications from anyone who is from a BAME background, so that we can continue to reflect and build further on our diversity and inclusion strategies. 


As one of our Board Directors

Your skills will provide firm strategic direction to the organisation and ensure that Greenpeace complies with it’s governing documents, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations.  You’ll ensure the good name of Greenpeace is safeguarded and have oversight of its’ financial stability.


What we are looking for

You must understand and be comfortable with a degree of organisational risk as Greenpeace carries out risk related activity, for example Non Violent Direct Action (NVDA), in order to challenge and focus attention of those offending against the environment. You must be committed to the purpose, objectives and values of Greenpeace and be able to work constructively with your board and other senior management colleagues. This entails preparing for, contributing to and attending meetings regularly.

How to Apply

For further information, please download a Job Pack here or alternatively email us at

We ask that all applicants for this post complete the online Monitoring Form along with their application.

Please note that in applying for this post you must be able to demonstrate that you have the right to work in the UK


Greenpeace is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or any other category protected by law.


CLOSING DATE: 9am on Thursday, 27th September.

INTERVIEWS: 18th and 19th October 2018 in Islington, London.