AHDB begins search for new chair

A new chair is being sought to head the AHDB when Sir Peter Kendall reaches the end of his term of office at the end of March next year.

Sir Peter Kendall

Sir Peter Kendall

An independent board member, with the additional responsibility of serving as chair of the AHDB Audit and Risk Assurance Committee, is also needed to replace Will Lifford at the end of his term of office on 31 March 2020.

The chair role is being advertised HERE on the Cabinet Office website and the chair of the AHDB Audit and Risk Assurance Committee is being advertised HERE.

AHDB board members are appointed by ministers in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Devolved Administrations.

Both appointments will, initially, be for up to three years from April 1, 2020. A further appointment of up to three years may be made subject to satisfactory performance assessment and will be at the discretion of Ministers.

The chair will receive a non-pensionable remuneration of £55,000 per annum, based on a minimum time commitment of 104 days per year. The independent board member will receive a non-pensionable remuneration of £11,100 per annum, based on a minimum time commitment of 36 days per year.

These appointments are regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments, to ensure that they are made on merit after fair and open competition.

Completed applications should be emailed to publicappts@defra.gov.uk quoting reference APPT08-19 for the role of Chair or reference APPT09-19 for the role of independent board member.

  • The closing date for applications for these roles is 12 noon on October 22, 2019. Panel interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing December 2, 2019.

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