Routes to becoming a non-executive director

As part of our expert interview series, NEDonBoard has interviewed nearing 30 NEDs. Having asked the question ‘how did your first non-executive director role come about’ it is evident there are a number of tried and tested routes to becoming a non-exec. For some, having become known for a particular skill set, successfully completing a

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How to be visible for your next NED position

The key to your next NED role is to network with both experienced and aspiring non-exec and board members. Why is this relevant?  Often the first people who know of an upcoming NED role are the board members of that organisation. When they are looking for the next position to be filled, you should be on

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Top Tips from NED Dr Elizabeth Haywood

Dr Elizabeth Haywood, an experienced NED, shares her top NED tips in this expert interview with NEDonBoard.  Also a Partner at Haywood Hain, a consultancy offering specialist skills and advice in executive and non-executive recruitment, management due diligence, media/communications and public affairs, Dr Haywood provides some great insights. How do you become a non-executive director?

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Expert Interview: Terry Irwin

As Terry Irwin proves in his Expert Interview, a good network goes a long way…. Terry has held non-executive director positions since 1992 when he was appointed to the board of Holt Lloyd, then a £50 m subsidiary of the Morgan Crucible Group. Since that time he has held several board positions including Chairman of the

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