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States Trading Supervisory Board


**For information only: Applications closed**. 


The States Trading and Supervisory Board is looking for a new board member.

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The STSB acts as shareholder for Aurigny, Guernsey Electricity, Guernsey Post and Jamesco 750 and is responsible for Guernsey Ports (including Alderney Airport), Guernsey Dairy, Guernsey Water, Guernsey Waste, States Works and the Channel Islands Lottery. The Board ensures that the trading businesses are a group of wellmanaged, efficient companies that deliver a return in the longterm best interests of Islanders. 

This is a Non-States Member role but, unlike NSMs on the six principal States committees, you will be a voting member of the board. More about Non-States Members.


The STSB are looking for someone with significant board experience, at executive or non-executive level. Ideally, candidates should be qualified as a Chartered Director or hold a Diploma in Company Direction or similar.

Time commitment

The time commitment for this role is substantial. Depending on the level of business, the Board normally meets fortnightly. The two Non-States Members also chair two or three of the unincorporated company boards, which generally meet on a bi-monthly or quarterly basis. In addition, there are quarterly meetings with the directors of the incorporated businesses, which can total up to 16 per year. Plus ad hoc meetings when necessary.


£9,552 per annum.

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Description of role of a Non-States Member

Closed: June 30 2023


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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