Board Chair of British Wheelchair Basketball

Organisation British Wheelchair Basketball

Location Loughborough

Hours of Work Circa 6-8 hours per calendar month with Board meeting a minimum of 4 times a year

Salary & Benefits Volunteer, expenses reimbursed

Closing Date 24 September


British Wheelchair Basketball, the National Governing Body for wheelchair basketball in the United Kingdom, is recruiting for a new Chair to drive and cultivate the organisation's ambitious strategic vision through to Tokyo and beyond. It is an exciting time in the sport's history with all four GB team's claiming historic international successes, the domestic leagues broadcast on a national stage, delivery of innovative participation opportunities, and new commercial partnerships being forged and the sport recently launching its new brand identity.

At the helm instigating ground breaking change within the very heart of the sport is recently appointed CEO, Lisa Pearce. In what is certainly a positive progressive new era for wheelchair basketball in the UK there has undoubtedly never been a better moment for a passionate and innovative Chair to join the organisation. 


British Wheelchair Basketball (BWB) is on a mission to revolutionise the sport and its public awareness. The Chair will be a strategic leader, with a passion for sport and a willingness to devote time, energy and effort to the BWB.


The Chair will lead the BWB Board, taking ultimate responsibility and accountability to ensure that the Board:

࢚ Act as leaders to Promote, Foster, Develop and Support the sport of British Wheelchair Basketball

࢚ Support the creation and evaluate BWB's Strategic Direction, objectives, mission, plans & values

࢚ Ensure that the Financial Resources & People are in place for the BWB to meet its objectives

࢚ Provide Effective Controls which enable risks to be understood, assessed and managed

࢚ Provide monitoring and evaluation of success through effective Performance Management

࢚ Deliver obligations to its Association Members The Chair will need to allocate sufficient time to meet the expectations of the role, which is estimated at c. 6-8 hours per calendar month. In addition to the Main Board, the Chair will be asked to lead and / or sit on advisory committees.

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