New Trustees wanted due to expansion

New Trustees Wanted for The Green Economics Institute Trust


The Green Economics Institute is currently looking for new trustees in 2018/ 2019

More information and pictures of our Trusts activities can be found here on our flickr site:

 Photos of Activities of The Green Economics Institute and its Trustees




This is due to expansion of the Green Economics Institute Trust and its success and steady expansion over several years.

Who are our Trustees?

Our Trustees are visionary people, who want to change the world but who are practical enough to be able to make it actually happen. We have an outstanding and stunning record of change making and implementation. We are looking for other visionary and practical people who want to make the world a better place and have the drive to achieve it. We attract some of the brightest and exciting minds on the planet. All Prospective Trustees must be paid up members of the Green Economics Institute Trust in order to be considered. Please note that all the Trustee roles are on a voluntary basis and will remain so.

We are currently recruiting the following

a) Trustees will need to provide 3 hours a week of time and work on a voluntary basis which can be done remotely from anywhere in the world.

b) Trustees must be or become paid up members of The Green Economics Institute Trust

c) Trustees must enjoy working as a team from anywhere  in the world

Trustees  will have specific voluntary individual management and implementation responsibilites: One of the following:

i) fund raising

ii) marketing

iii) social networking

iv) conference and events coordination

v) books production or project management

iv) teaching and education management

v) planning and coordination

vi) volunteer recruitment and management

vi) Educational administration and in particular Tier 4 application management or short course management and or Erasumus Plus supervision

And Trustees  will have specific voluntary individual subject and content related responsibilites: One of the following:

Campaigning Interests

Each trustee in addition to the above administrative functions also will need to have experience or interest in the administration or project management of  one of our campaign areas.

This will be in

a) social justice,

b) environmental justice or

c) reform of economics.

d) Climate Change. Our trustees tend also  to go on our delegations to the UNFCC COP climate Change conferences from time to time and to run exhibition stalls where appropriate.

Our team members are from about 50 different nationalities and all ages and backgrounds and are all over the world.


Each trustee must

a) come to our main conferences once a year usually in the summer in person

b) plus 2 trustee meetings per year usually in January and June

c) quite a few go to the UNFCC COP Climate Conferences with us each year but this is  by no means compulsory.

d) each trustee is required to deliver 1 lecture to our students once a year on a relevant subject of their choice.

Application Process

We are currently asking for an informal brief  CV from anyone interested,  together with a covering email of motivation. Please send your application to Mrs Marlyn Lee Hughes, Chair of Trustees at

We will ask for 1 months probation before our main conference which will take place  for 3 days in June  2019 in Oxford. The Trustees Board will meet regularly to decide which of the probationary voluntary trustees will be offered a place on the Trust in 2019.

On appointment new probationary trustees will be required to fill in a declaration and forms allowing consent to hold our information and that of our teams confidential and also copyright forms and a Health and Safety Forms etc. These forms may vary from time to time and will be held by our elected Trustee Secretary.

The Trustees decision will be final and will according to the needs of the Trust itself. All the positions are voluntary.

We look forward to your application

Our policy is to be as diverse as possible in every way possible. We walk the talk.

Please send your application to Mrs Marlyn Lee Hughes Chair of Trustees at

If you wish to discuss whether to make an  application you are welcome to telephone 07990 590463 to find out more or register and  come to our conference in the normal way, where you will see us in action.