Reappointments to the Board of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Reappointment)

Body: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew)
Appointing Department: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
Sector: Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
Number of Vacancies: N/A
Remuneration: Trustees of RBG Kew are not remunerated
Time Requirements: The Board will normally meet 10-12 times a year
Interviews: N/A


An announcement has been made on the outcome of this appointment.

Two reappointments and four extensions to the Board of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Sarah Flannigan and Jantiene T. Klein Roseboom van der Veer have been reappointed as board members for second terms of three years. Sarah’s second term will run from 1 September 2020 until 31 August 2023. Jantiene’s second term will run from 1 November 2020 until 31 October 2023.

RBG Kew became an Executive Non-Departmental Public Body under the National Heritage Act 1983 and is sponsored by Defra. The Board of Trustees comprises a Chairman and 11 other members.

The appointments have been made in accordance with the Governance Code on Public Appointments published by the Cabinet Office. All appointments are made on merit and political activity plays no part in the selection process.

Trustees do not receive any direct remuneration for their services, although reasonable travel and subsistence expenses can be reimbursed.

There is a requirement for appointees’ political activity (if significant) to be declared. The appointees have not declared any significant political activity in the past five years.

Date: 28/07/2020

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