Trustee Recruitment


The Racing Centre is recruiting board members to join the current board to help develop the 3-year strategy and the centre’s charitable objectives.

You will be joining our Board at a pivotal moment for the charity, as we seek to develop on a 3-year strategy recently approved by the board of trustees to improve the services, objectives and governance of the charity and its subsidiaries.

In line with our 3-year strategy, we will be looking to develop trading, fundraising and operations of the centre which will safeguard the charity for another 130 years as we approach our milestone anniversary.

We are seeking highly credible and engaged senior leader to support our motivated and collaborative Trustee Board. As a member of the Trustee Board, you will be committed to delivering meaningful outcomes and improving the lives of people in the horseracing industry and in Newmarket.

You will bring personal gravitas, strong interpersonal skills, strategic leadership, and emotional intelligence. We have identified the following areas of professional expertise as of particular priority;



Location: Newmarket

Voluntary: Unremunerated, reasonable expenses will be paid


We welcome people from all backgrounds. Each applicant will be individually assessed regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, ethnicity, colour, or national origin, religion or belief, disability, or age.

Applicants will be required to meet the eligibility criteria as defined by the charity in accordance with the charity commission by completed the declaration form which will be emailed to each applicant.

Application deadline: 29th August

These dates may be subject to change and applicants will be advised in advance should this happen.

All applications can be sent to the Chief Executive Officer, John Gilbert, at