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London Advisory Board - Join now

Would you describe yourself as a thought leader?
Do you have big ideas for yourself, your business and your industry?
Do you care about the future of hospitality?

If you answered yes to one or all of the above, we want to hear from you. Join us as we embark on our journey to help build a sustainable, successful future for Springboard in London.


With an ambitious strategy, we are seeking Thought Leaders to join Springboard’s London Advisory Board. Led by the newly appointed Chair, Chris Penn, you will join fellow experts to support the objectives of The Springboard Charity and UK Ltd in London.
Committing to at least six days a year and four meetings, as an LAB Member, you will bring your experience, network, knowledge, influence and technical skill. All members will take a strategic outlook throughout and support Springboard London to remain on target to achieve the objectives set.

About Springboard

Comprising of Springboard UK Ltd and The Springboard Charity the group objectives are:
• Helping young people achieve their potential
• Relieve unemployment
• Help alleviate poverty
• Promote the industry as a great place to work
• Attract and develop talent
• Support HR and CSR priorities

With unprecedented and challenging times ahead, the need to increase the potential talent pool entering the Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism Industry, Springboard is best placed to drive forward this activity. Utilising the national programmes that engage young people in schools from the age of 12 through to vulnerable adults who need training and support into sustainable employment, Springboard London is integral to delivering to the national impact the organisation has.
Making a difference to people…..making a difference to business.

About you

We are particularly looking for Thought Leaders who have experience within the following sectors:
• Education – school/college/university
• Careers service – London
• National employability service – London
• Charity
• Hotel sector
• Food service management
• Restaurant
• Members clubs
• Pub/Bar sector
• Leisure

You will be an effective communicator and motivator with an innovative approach to achieving great results. With a passion for promoting the Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism Industry as a great place to work you will be committed to the objectives of Springboard London. You may have held a previous role with a steering group or board member for another Charity, public sector or commercial organisation.

What is in it for you?

This voluntary role provides an excellent opportunity for personal growth utilising your skills and knowledge within a different context. You will be part of a team that is working with Springboard to make an impact to the future of the industry; you have the opportunity to invest in tomorrow’s talent and support real change.

For more information about Springboard’s London Advisory Board and how to apply to be a thought leader, please contact….Dee Smith, Regional Director - London, South and Wales – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 07985305233