Trustees (Non-Executive Directors)

We are seeking four new Trustees to join us in 2023 drawn from the following backgrounds: marine science, environmental communication. risk/compliance, legal and finance.  Candidates must work effectively with the Senior Management Team – providing both challenge and support.  Access into new philanthropic or commercial networks will be welcome.

Appointments will be for an initial three-year term that may be extended for up to a further three-years.  The minimum time commitment, including preparation for and participation in committee meetings, is approximately 10 days per annum.  Whilst most meetings will be face-to-face in Oban, some sub-committee and Board meetings will be virtual. These positions are unremunerated, although travel expenses will be reimbursed.



To arrange an informal discussion about the opportunity, please contact Diana Murray (Chair of SAMS Board) at  

The deadline for applications is 17th February 2023.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview virtually subsequent to the closing date, with the possibility of face-to-face interviews thereafter.

Application is by short CV and covering letter to be sent to


Full details on this opportunity to join our Board can be found here: Trustees (Non-Executive Directors)