Board and committee opportunities

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Our board and committees help make decisions on where to invest funds from the National Lottery.

Our Board

The NHMF/HLF Board consists of a Chair and up to 14 Trustees, appointed by the Prime Minister. They:

make decisions on NHMF funding and on HLF grants over £2million


We anticipate vacancies on our Board in 2019 and are planning for our next Board recruitment campaign. These are public appointments and will appear on the cabinet office website.

Please email for any further questions.

Want to find out more about being a Trustee? Read our interviews with outgoing Chair for Scotland, Dame Seona Reid and with former Trustee Atul Patel.

Our committees

We have country committees based in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and across the English regions.

The role of the committees is to:


We generally recruit for our committee members on an annual basis. Our next recruitment campaign will be in 2019.

We always aim to encourage a wide range of people to apply:

  • a good mix of personalities and skills enables us to better represent the diverse communities that we serve
  • our committee members have a passion for and commitment to heritage
  • they come from a wide variety of professional backgrounds: ranging from heritage, civil society and the public and private sectors
  • HLF welcomes applications from ethnic minorities, disabled people and younger individuals

Want to find out more about being a committee member?


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