Horse Society appoints Assistant chief executive
British Horse Society is pleased to announce the appointment of
Josephine Jenkins as assistant chief executive with effect from
Monday, 1 September.
joins the Society from Goldman Sachs International where she had
worked her way up to executive director working in trading operations,
thus bringing high-level commercial and financial skills to the
Society at a time of expansion. As well as deputising for chief
executive Kay Driver, Josephine is tasked with increasing membership,
improving equestrian tourism through better off-road access and
formulating strategy on the BHS' overseas policy.
leisure rider in her spare time, 35-year-old Josephine is looking
forward to having her own horse again now that she has moved from
London to Warwickshire. Her family are all involved with horses
and on taking up the reins again, following a break from riding
after university, Josephine obtained BHS Stage 3 (Care) and PTT
her arrival at the BHS Josephine said, "A desire to live in
a rural area, combined with renewed interest in riding led me to
a career change and I am delighted to be working for the BHS. The
role presents a tremendous challenge and I am looking forward to
meeting members and volunteers in the near future, and to help fulfil
the Society's remit, 'working for every horse and rider'."