Our 2018 Emerging Director Award winner
Manoli Aerakis has been recognised as a talented emerging director by the Nelson Marlborough branch of the Institute of Directors.
Manoli, who is managing director of Malloch McClean Tasman, has been a member of the Directors’ Institute since 2013.
He was announced winner of the 2018 Duncan Cotterill Emerging Director Award at a special branch function in Nelson on 28 August.
Manoli currently serves on the Nelson Tasman Chamber of Commerce Board and works alongside the Ngati Apa ki te Ra to Trust board and group of companies. He was previously on the board of the Nelson SPCA.
IoD Nelson Marlborough Emerging Director Award judges John Palmer, Ed Johnson and Julie Baxendine said they were impressed by Manoli’s high energy, passion for strategy, recognition of the importance of culture, clear focus and understanding of risk.
2018 Duncan Cotterill Emerging Director Award
The Nelson Marlborough branch of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand is inviting applications for its 2018 Duncan Cotterill Emerging Director Award.
- Be a member or intend to become a member of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand
- Have the right to live and work in New Zealand
- Have never been disqualified as a company director
- Be currently seeking board appointments (ie it is not something that you are looking to do in the future)
- Have at least three years’ experience in a senior management role in either the commercial sector, public sector, as a professional business advisor or from growing your own business
- Have at least 12 months experience of boardroom practice as either a director/trustee or working closely with or reporting to a board
The award will be granted to the applicant who most clearly demonstrates to the judging panel their potential to develop as a director and shows they have:
- A good understanding of and commitment to the principles of good governance
- Professional experience and abilities that would be useful to a board
- Taken steps to advance a directorship career
They will not yet be widely recognised as a director.
The winner receives
- $1000 towards an IoD Director Development course of your choice to be taken within 12 months of receiving the Award
- One year’s complimentary IoD membership
- A director internship with a local board for 6-12 months
- Two-six mentoring sessions with an experienced director
- Four complimentary attendance vouchers to Nelson Marlborough branch functions (including the Annual Christmas Dinner) for the 12 months following the Award
- Air New Zealand travel to the value of $500
- Invitation to speak at the award presentation
All shortlisted applicants will receive judging feedback.
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