VERTIC welcomes the Rt. Hon. James Arbuthnot to the Board of Trustees

VERTIC today welcomes the Rt. Hon. James Arbuthnot to the Board of Trustees.

Mr. Arbuthnot has been a Member of the UK Parliament since 1987, occupying a range of eminent posts in Government and Opposition over a distinguished career. He is currently Chairman of the House of Commons Defence Select Committee, a post he has held since 2005. He served as a member of the Intelligence and Security Committee from 2001-2003 and was Minister of State for Defence Procurement from 1995-97. He is a member of the Top Level Group of Parliamentarians for Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation.

Mr. Andreas Persbo, VERTIC's Executive Director, said, 'I am very pleased to welcome Mr. Arbuthnot to the Board of Trustees. His deep knowledge of security issues will strongly benefit the organization as a whole. VERTIC has recently experienced a sudden growth, and is facing increased demand on its services. However, the volatile financial climate, and the stress on the third sector as a whole will require trustees with foresight, principle, and a strong grasp of strategy. Mr. Arbuthnot has all those qualities. I am very much looking forward to working with him in the coming years’.

VERTIC is recruiting new trustees. The organization is presently looking to recruit board members with strong credentials in the environment field.

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