Sapphire Partners are proud to be leading the search for UKGI to find two Non-Executive Directors. 
UKGI is seeking to appoint two Non-Executive Directors to replace Robin Lawther CBE and Lord Jitesh Gadhia who are stepping down, having completed their terms. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic and experienced board overseeing a complex and fascinating portfolio of businesses. UKGI’s work blends government policy with a commercial perspective, often within challenging and continuously evolving circumstances. Working with a breadth of government departments, external boards and businesses, this is an opportunity to contribute at the heart of critical negotiations and analysis on some of the most challenging and sensitive corporate transactions, while navigating key issues such as climate change, the government’s response to Covid-19 and nuclear decommissioning.

The closing date for applications is 6 December 2021.


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