The aim of the Board of Trustees is to appoint Trustees from diverse backgrounds and with skills and experience in a variety of areas such as Finance, Estates, Infrastructure, Higher Education, Risk Management, HR and Marketing.
Trustees may serve two consecutive terms of three years. At the Board’s discretion a Trustee may serve a third term renewable annually for a maximum of three years.
The Trustee Act 2000 gives Trustees a general power of investment. The Trustees must follow standard investment criteria on the suitability and diversification of investment. They must review the investments from time to time and take proper advice when investing or reviewing investments.
The Trustees of Regent’s University London have external professional investment advisers.
The Chair of the Board is Dr Diana Walford. The Vice-Chair of the Board is Carole Baume. The Board has approved election procedures for the offices of Chair and Vice-Chair of the Board.
In accordance with Committee of University Chairs (CUC) guidelines, Trustees and the executive members are legally obliged to complete their declarations. Declarations are made annually, and are updated as and when circumstances change.
The Board of Trustees normally meets four times a year.