Person Specification

Non-Executive Directors are expected to have the stature, skills and experience necessary to successfully help shape and support this new, ambitious and high-profile organisation aiming to deliver transformative change to the financial inclusion sector. All Board Members will be expected to demonstrate the following:


  • Integrity
  • Social Fairness
  • Diplomacy
  • Empathy
  • Inclusiveness
  • Openness
  • Teamwork

Qualities/ Attributes

  • Ability to operate at both strategic and detailed levels, deal with complexity and make strategic financial and business decisions;
  • A commitment to the mission and purpose of Fair4All Finance;
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively
  • Good listening skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team whilst contributing an independent perspective
  • Ability to be an effective ambassador and influencer for Fair4All Finance;
  • Ability to devote the necessary time to the role
  • Understanding and acceptance of the role and responsibilities of a Board Member

The range of knowledge and skills which we are currently looking for are:

  • Senior accounting/financial reporting experience
  • Senior HR strategy experience
  • Local Community Leader including experience working with foundations and charities

In addition to the primary experience above, the following would also be helpful:

  • Senior investment management experience including practical experience of establishing new investment instruments and approaches
  • Senior executive experience in a financial services institution
  • Housing Association experience
  • Insurance sector experience