The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) is calling for nominations for the position of chair of its newly created policy board.
The creation of a PLSA policy board was one of the proposed changes announced at the PLSA's Annual Conference in October 2017 and one which the association has since consulted. The board will take strategic oversight of the PLSA's policy work programme and make sure it supports the trade body's purpose and strategic vision.
As part of the unpaid role, the chair will represent the PLSA's membership in policy making and provide leadership in bringing a diverse range of members view together behind common policy goals.
Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association chief executive Julian Mund said: "Membership organisations need to evolve to remain relevant and we are looking to create the policy board to give us the ability to be more responsive to members' needs. The appointment of its chair will be a significant milestone in its development.
"The role of PLSA policy board chair will provide the right person with the opportunity to shape the future of pensions and lifetime savings in this country and we are looking for candidates who have a passion for helping people achieve a better income in retirement."
The call for nominations opens today and will close on 2 April 2018.
The interview process will take place in April. It is expected the policy board chair will serve an initial term of three years and may serve a second term of up to three years by agreement with the PLSA board.
The PLSA says further information about the position profile and selection framework is available on its website.
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