Seeking our next Chief Executive Officer

The Board of the Peter Cullen Trust is seeking a highly motivated, collaborative, and entrepreneurial executive to lead the organisation through its next stage of development.

Make a difference through a highly regarded Not for Profit organisation with this exciting opportunity for a dynamic and experienced executive to lead the Peter Cullen Trust.  

The purpose of the Peter Cullen Trust is to foster courageous leadership to tackle big challenges in water and environment. We undertake this within our overarching mission of Bridging Science, People and the Environment, reflecting our philosophy that respectful, informed and meaningful collaboration is the key to responsible and sustainable water and environmental management. 

In fourteen years, the Peter Cullen Trust has established an enviable reputation in developing leaders and stimulating conversations and debate around water and environment issues. It has developed a strong business model that has been a platform for financial self-sustainability. In the current dynamic environment, this provides an outstanding base for further development and growth.

This position will appeal to someone who is an excellent communicator, with the drive and passion to take the Peter Cullen Trust to the next level, and to develop leaders and support leadership in the Australian water and environment sector. As a talented and engaging leader, you will credibly and professionally influence stakeholders.  

This is a part time role (0.6 – 0.8 FTE by negotiation) with an Australian capital city location preferred (the PCT Office is in Canberra, with staff also located in Melbourne and Brisbane). 

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the right candidate.

To apply please forward your CV, covering letter and response to the selection criteria as outlined in the Candidate Information Pack available here to by Friday 13 October 2023.

Please direct any enquiries to Dr Bek Christensen, Acting CEO, Peter Cullen Trust: