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    Norwich, Norfolk

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    Leadership & Governance, Trustee / Non-exec Director

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  • Contact:

    Brigitte Stundner

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    over 1 year ago

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At the heart of a unique plant-food-health science cluster in Norwich, UK, the Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB) is an International hub providing a step-change in interdisciplinary food and health research. 

Working directly with clinicians in a new state-of-the-art building (which houses both the Institute and the Gastroenterology unit of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and academics from the University of East Anglia) QIB scientists have expertise across food science, microbiology, the microbiome, biomathematics and clinical research, at the vanguard of integrated food and health research.

This is an exciting time to be at the forefront of a new era of food and health research and contribute to the development of a cutting-edge interdisciplinary research organization.

What we are looking for

Recognising the strategic opportunities, challenges ahead and Trustee Directors coming to the end of their tenure, the Board is looking to appoint exceptional candidates with senior expertise in the following areas:

  • Science
  • Industry
  • Innovation
  • Business

With commercial acumen and passion about helping to lead the Institute in meeting its mission to deliver healthier lives through innovation in gut health, microbiology and food, you will be able to demonstrate significant experience in a senior role and an interest in the mission of QIB. Applicants must have the ability to contribute to strategic thinking and development.

Prior experience as a Trustee Director or Non-Executive Director would be advantageous. Successful candidates must be able to make a commitment of approximately ten days per annum to prepare for and attend meetings in Norwich. The positions, which are voluntary, are normally for a period of three years. Expenses will be reimbursed.

The closing date for applications is 9am Friday 6th March 2020. To express an interest or for more information please email our retained Consultant at TPP Recruitment: Brigitte Stundner at or call 0207 198 6060.

Equality and diversity are core to the development of the Quadram Institute Bioscience.