Role type:
Non-Executive Director (NED)

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

Trustee

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust (WCMT) funds UK citizens from all backgrounds to travel overseas in pursuit of new and better ways of tackling a wide range of the current challenges facing the UK. WCMT was seeking Trustees with a passion for education and community and experience in finance, investment or communications.

Through Nurole they appointed a stellar trio of Trustees comprising Joanne Thompson (CEO of digital leader Penrillian), David Taylor Smith MBE (CEO of VPS Group and former COO of Aggreko Plc) and Jacob Polny (Principal at TPG Private Equity). Between them they brought diversity of age and gender, and geographic and functional expertise.

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Joanne Thompson

CEO, Penrillian

(Successful candidate)
"I would never have heard about this opportunity had it not been for this innovative platform - I was delighted that Nurole was able to bring it to my attention."

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Jacob Polny

Principal, TPG Capital LLP

(Successful candidate)
"I’d been registered with Nurole for a few years, but had never applied for a role until I saw the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust (WCMT) posting. The entire process was quick, painless and handled very professionally by Nurole."

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David Taylor-Smith MBE

CEO, VPS Group

(Successful candidate)
"I am delighted to be joining the board of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust. I hadn’t applied for a role via an online platform before so was intrigued to see what might happen. Nurole made the whole process easy and efficient. In short, they were brilliant."

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Jeremy Soames

Chair, Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

(Nurole client)
"We are delighted to welcome these three great talents to our Board of Trustees. They bring with them a wide range of experience and knowledge, and we are excited about working with them."

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