Chief Executive Officer

Asthma UK & British Lung Foundation Partnership
Competitive Salary

The Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation Partnership was formed on 1st January 2020 from the merger of the UK’s two leading respiratory charities. Last year we raised c £17m. We are ambitious about our plans to raise more now we have joined forces, so that we can have an even greater impact on people with Asthma and other lung diseases. The roles that both organisations play have been brought into even sharper relief as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.


We are looking for either a CEO of a smaller organisation, or someone in a senior leadership role in a larger organisation who is looking for his or her first CEO appointment. You do not need to come from a medical charity, but a background working in charities or another non-profit organisation would be valuable. We are also open to candidates from commercial or other settings who can demonstrate a genuine interest in and commitment to our mission. 

We are seeking an outstanding communicator and a courageous, motivated campaigner. We also want someone with sound business acumen, an understanding of charity governance and an appreciation of fundraising and managing complex stakeholder relationships. Our new CEO should be able to inspire and influence others and demonstrate ways of realising our full potential.


Download the candidate brief to find out about the role.