We are looking to appoint trustees to join our board. 

The main responsibilities of the Trustees which is a non-executive role, are as follows:

  • To serve on the governing body of MAS. Ultimately Trustees/Directors have responsibility for ensuring the direction of the organisation, and its solvency. Also, that it is well run and meets its charitable objectives as set out in its Articles of Association.
  • To give strategic direction, setting policy, and setting outcomes and outputs along with the CEO, which are measurable and achievable.
  • To act as a critical friend of the organisation – challenging where appropriate.
  • To ensure adherence to the specific statutory duties of a Trustees/Directors as set out in the Companies Act, and by The Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR).
  • To use skills, knowledge, expertise, and experience to assist in moulding the development of MAS in order to reach sound decisions.
  • To be an Ambassador for MAS, upholding the values of the organisation and where appropriate seek funding in respect of the overall plan.
  • To scrutinise Board papers, lead discussions, and focus on key issues.
  • To regularly attend Board meetings, any strategy/development days and the Annual General Meeting in the autumn.
  • To participate in subcommittees and work with staff accordingly.
  • To monitor the performance of the Chief Executive and the Senior Leadership Team, as appropriate.

You'll be part of a forward thinking organisation that works towards supporting money advisers, influencing fairer policy for people in debt, and improving financial wellbeing. 

Application process

Please submit a CV, and a brief personal statement of what you feel you can bring to the Board and send it to Peter Costello (CEO) at [email protected]

If you would like an informal chat with Peter please do send him an email and he will be happy to arrange a call with you.

Download the application pack