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GCRA chair and non-executive


**For information only: Applications closed**. 


The Guernsey Competition and Regulatory Authority is an independent body that works to ensure Islanders receive the best value, choice and access to high quality services, in addition to promoting competition and consumers’ interests.

The GCRA board has vacancies for Chair and a Non-Exec Member. The board oversees how the Authority exercises its legal duties and advises the government on economic regulation and competition.

The time commitment is a minimum of 35 days a year for the Chair and 25 days for the Non-Exec, with commensurate salaries.

GCRA is an active supporter of boardroom diversity. They state: “This search activity will be conducted and appointments made on merit, against objective criteria and with due regard for the benefits of diversity on the board“.

To apply, email to request a job description for the role you are interested in. Then send your CV and a covering letter to the same email.


GCRA website

Sure fined £2.94m. for competition law breach (Guernsey Press, 22 July 2022)

CICRA splits: Jersey and Guernsey competition authorities to go it alone (Bedell Christin, 23 April 2020)

GCRA temporary chair appointed (Bailiwick Express, 19 Oct 2022)


Closed: 12 noon on Friday 14 October

Guernsey’s iconic women of the future?

Thank you for nominating a young woman or girl for our future iconic Guernsey women campaign to celebrate International Women’s Day!

Nominations close on Sunday 6 March at 17.00.

Please fill in the details below.


Miriam Makeba - South Africa

Nominated by: Christine James

Zenzile Miriam Makeba (1932 to 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a South African singer, songwriter, actress, United Nations goodwill ambassador, and civil rights activist. Associated with musical genres including Afropop, jazz, and world music, she was an advocate against apartheid and white-minority government in South Africa. In 2020 she was named one of Time magazine’s 100 women of the century. 

South Africa is ranked 12th in the world for percentage of women in national parliament: 45.8% (source: 

Are you from South Africa? Please email if there is a social or cultural group for people from South Africa in Guernsey.

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The original image “The Hague Jazz 2008 – Miriam Makeba” by Haags Uitburo is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. 


Jacinda Ardern - New Zealand

Nominated by: Martin Lock

Jacinda Ardern (born 1980) has served as prime minister of New Zealand and leader of the Labour Party since 2017. In 2019, she led the country through the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque shootings, rapidly introducing strict gun laws in response, and throughout 2020 she directed the country’s widely praised response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ardern was the world’s second elected head of government to give birth in office when her daughter was born in 2018. ‘An inspiring Prime Minister who brought a nation together with true leadership, empathy and compassion.’

New Zealand is ranked 4th in the world for percentage of women in national parliament: 48.3% (source: 

Other iconic women: Dame Whina Cooper, nominated by Claire Fisher, and Kate Sheppard, nominated by Anna Cooper.

Are you from New Zealand? You may be interested in joining the ANZACs in Guernsey Facebook group

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