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Buglife Trustees

Can you help the little things that run the planet?   Buglife is the only charity in the UK and the EU that works to conserve all invertebrates. We are looking for motivated and talented individuals to join our Board of Trustees. 

Buglife has thirty staff members spread across the UK and runs some of the nation’s biggest bee and pollinator conservation projects, we are also active on freshwater conservation and look after the bugs everywhere in the UK and abroad.

You’ll join a team of ten trustees with skills in conservation, management, law, regulation, banking, HR and policy. As a trustee your primary role is to provide strategic direction, help set overall policy and monitor performance, as well as ensuring we comply with charity law and our own governing documents.


We are currently looking for Trustees to bring additional skills and expertise to broaden our capability in supporting and guiding the Buglife team. Therefore, we are particularly interested in hearing from people with experience in any of the following areas:

  • Fundraising
  • Links with environmental NGOs
  • Ecology
  • Entomology
  • Data
  • Environmental Policy
  • Land use and management
  • Marine environment


We would also like to appoint a Trustee with good links with or residence in Scotland, and any of the above expertise.


If you’d like to know more please contact Rebekah Rayner  or call 01733 201210.  


To apply please send a copy of your CV together with a covering letter outlining why and how you’d like to undertake the role to by 26 May 2019. Full information pack


An opportunity to meet with members of our trustee team is planned for the 7 June 2019.