Trustees Unlimited – recruitment supplier

Trustees Unlimited offers voluntary organisations a professional and cost-effective service to recruit trustees from across the private, public and voluntary sectors.

Trustees unlimited 200px logo1They source potential trustees from multiple channels, including their own database of 2,000 senior people from the private, public and civil society sectors who have a variety of functional backgrounds. Their reach is broad in terms of candidates’ backgrounds and locations, and they place great emphasis on trying to attract young and diverse candidates when appropriate.

A sister service, Non-Executives Unlimited, is also available as a provider of NCVO trusted supplier 2017nonexecutive recruitment.

NCVO members

10% discount for NCVO members off the standard service.

NCVO members will have their trustee and board vacancies advertised for free in the NCVO member news bulletin, sent to over 25,000 contacts at NCVO member organisations each month.


  • A wide gene pool (not voluntary sector specific)
  • A rigorous vetting process
  • A shortlist delivered just 10 days after taking the initial brief
  • A 'board ready' trustee who can be inducted and developed through NCVO/Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB)

About Trustees Unlimited

Trustees Unlimited is a joint venture between Bates Wells Braithwaite, NCVO and Russam GMS and is a solution to the problem many organisations face – trying to recruit high quality trustees and non executives in a rigorous and yet cost effective way.

Since its launch, over 1,000 professionals looking for trustee roles have signed up to Trustees Unlimited. There has been significant demand for trustees from not-for-profit organisations of all sizes and several trustee placements have been made in large not for profit organisations, such as Christian Aid and smaller organisations such as London-based, Community Options.

About Non-Executives Unlimited

If you're a social enterprise and looking to expand your board, Non-Executives Unlimited can support you strengthen your board through recruitment, training and mentoring.

Basic version for smaller organisations (under £1m) – this basic version of the Trustees and Non-Executives Unlimited recruitment service is available for a one off fee of £1,000. It includes a briefing conversation with the selection committee of the recruiting organisation to ensure clarity on the type of trustee / non-executive required and a search of suitable candidates from the database of over one thousand people.

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