Leading Governance

Connecting, equipping and inspiring.

The Institute of Directors in New Zealand connects, equips and inspires its more than 9,000+ members, to add value across New Zealand business and society. Through thought leadership, our extensive network, professional governance courses, events and resources.

The IoD in New Zealand began over 40 years ago as a division of the Institute of Directors in the UK. In 1989 the Institute of Directors in New Zealand (Inc) adopted its own constitution and became a separate legal entity. During the last decade, membership has grown significantly.

Our purpose

Driving excellence in governance

Our vision

To be the world class professional body at the heart of New Zealand’s governance network​.

Our mission

To inspire and equip people in governance to add value across New Zealand business and society.