Non Executive Board Commissioner

Location : London

The Crown Estate is a £13bn real estate business with an actively managed portfolio of highquality
assets. We specialise in commercial property in central London, prime retail across the
country and offshore wind. Our assets include Regent Street and much of St James’s, Windsor
Great Park, numerous prime retail parks, hundreds of thousands of acres of rural and coastal land,
and most of the UK seabed.


Our purpose is to create brilliant places through conscious commercialism and we work with a
wide range of high profile international partners and customers. These include a number of global
sovereign wealth and pension funds, together with international office occupiers and flagship
retailers. Corporately, our significant stakeholders include HM Treasury and the Royal Household.
The Crown Estate is managed by a Board, responsible for setting the strategy for the business.
The Board’s role is to bring exemplary knowledge, experience and competence to inform its
strategic decision making.


The Crown Estate would like to identify a senior leader/professional with a breadth of business
experience to join the Board. This experience may have been gained within the retail sector,
enabling you to bring particular insight to the Board’s discussion in this area. In addition, you may
have experience of rural and regional business or property investment and development issues
gained through either your commercial, private or community activities.


You will need to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills, together
with strong powers of analysis and business acumen. You will have experience of working at a
strategic level in a sizable commercial organisation, making a real contribution to the Board’s
general business. It is expected that you will also join The Crown Estate’s Audit Committee.
Board members are appointed for an initial term of up to four years, which is renewable for one
further term. The position carries a commitment of approximately 20 days per annum and the
current remuneration is £20,000 pa.


For further information please visit www.ekornferry.com (go to ‘Opportunities’ and enter code
MG193), or contact Connie Healy at thecrownestate@kornferry.com with any queries. Closing
date for responses to the advertisement is 6th September 2017. The Crown Estate is committed
to diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

 

This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.