Member Nominated Director

Paul Chandler

Member Nominated Director

Elected as a Member Nominated Director on 16 May 2015 and re-elected in 2017 and 2019.

Committee membership

Risk and Audit Committee

Skills and experience

aul was the Chief Executive of Traidcraft from 2001 to 2013, President of the European Fair Trade Association from 2005 to 2012 and Chair of the William Leech Foundation until April 2020. Drawing on his Fairtrade experience and early career in Barclays Bank, he is now focusing on promoting responsible practices in business, alongside a portfolio of charity and community focused roles. Paul is a director of CBF Funds Trustee Limited, Chair of the Durham Cathedral Council, and a director of Shared Interest and a Trustee of North East Ambulance Service. He is also the Vice Chair, Treasurer and a Fellow of St Chad’s College in Durham University, Vice Chair of the County Durham Community Foundation, a Trustee of the Bible Society, and a director of the Fair Trade Advocacy Office in Brussels.

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