Calling for nominations for the Council of the Chartered Association of Business Schools

We would like to invite nominations from Chartered Association of Business Schools voting representatives who are interested in serving as members of the Council, and therefore trustees of the Chartered charity, for a period of three years, starting from November 2023. There are five positions available for individuals from institutions with full membership.

About the role

The Chartered ABS Council comprises of 12 elected members who are voting representatives of UK business schools, plus a number of co-opted members.

The Council meets four times annually, typically at our London office three times in-person, with one meeting online.

Members of the Council are expected to take an active role in the governance of the Chartered ABS and in one of its committees or working groups. Their role is to support the work of the organisation and oversee its effective management. Council discusses and agrees the strategy and major projects and helps steer the focus of the Annual Conference.

Find out more

Details of current Council members and our Royal Charter, which outlines the role of the Council, can be found here. Please note this will be updated after the AGM.

To discuss the role further, contact Danny Walsh at:

Nomination process

Nominees must be their institution’s Chartered ABS voting representative.* If you would like to be considered to serve on the Council, please email a one page supporting statement with the names of two other Chartered ABS voting representatives to support your nomination to Danny Walsh at:

Deadline for nominations: Monday 2 October 2023

Should an election be needed, nomination statements will be circulated from 9 October 2023 and an online ballot will be open until Friday 20 October 2023. The outcome of the election will be announced at the AGM on 13 November 2023.



*Voting representatives are typically the Dean of the business school, but if you are unsure, please contact Danny for clarification (


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