At Woman’s Trust we are led by our CEO, Heidi Riedel, and our Board of Trustees.

The Trustees, who are also directors of Woman’s Trust, are in charge of our strategic plan, our governance and our finances. Our Trustees are passionate about supporting us to help more survivors in their recovery from domestic abuse.

On appointment each Board member is given a welcome pack which includes information about our services; annual financial statements; roles and responsibilities of the Board members; our constitution and the strategic plan.

The Board has four sub-committees:

  • Ethics and Practice
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • and Marketing, Communications and Events.

Each is chaired by a Board member or by the CEO, and membership includes Board members, staff and volunteers.

We are currently recruiting Trustees for our Board

We are seeking women to become Trustees of our well-established Board. You will share our commitment to our vision. Working closely with our CEO and highly motivated trustees alongside our new Chair Niki Scordi you will help shape a long-term, sustainable future for our charity.  To-date, we have supported over 19,500 women.

Applying for the role of Trustee

We hope that you will be interested in joining us to help tackle domestic abuse and support women’s mental health recovery.

  • Please forward a CV and personal statement (max 2 pages) to
  • Deadline for applications: 7th April 2024
  • Interviews to be held between 22 to 26 April 2024
  • For an informal discussion prior to application, please contact the Chair, Niki Scordi at

This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

We are committed to building a diverse board and welcome applications from black and minority ethnic women and women with disabilities, and from women with past experience of domestic abuse within their family and friends.  

Please note, this role is unremunerated (expenses will be paid).  Find out more Trustee recruitment pack 2024 – Woman’s Trust

Please also complete the equal opportunities form which will need to be returned in your application. Equal Opportunities Form Trustees