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Taking your first steps towards board appointments

Learn about the steps and processes involved in working towards securing your first board appointment

This is a member-only event. Please log in to register for this event. Not a member? Join the IoD
Samantha Sharif
12:00pm — 2:00pm, 19 May 2022
$30.00 incl GST


This online session is being facilitated by Samantha Sharif, an IoD Wellington Branch committee member and experienced director. 

Samantha will take you through the steps and processes involved in securing your first board appointment, including:

  • Developing your networks
  • Developing yourself
  • Continuing professional development
  • Maximising your opportunities; 
  • and how to select the right role for you.

Pauline Prince, the IoD Wellington Branch Manager will join Samantha online to discuss the support offered by the IoD and ways they can assist you to reach your governance goals.

Samantha Sharif

Samantha Sharif LLM (Hons), LLB (Hons), Grad Dip CSP, CMInstD is a professional director with key strengths in investment, infrastructure, logistics and safety critical industries. She has a background in CEO and leadership roles in the commercial aviation industry globally, as well as previously practising internationally as a commercial lawyer and with post-graduate qualifications in finance and governance.

Her current governance roles include: Director New Talisman Gold (ASX, NZX listed), Deputy Chair NZ Shareholders Association, Director SIL/MFL Mutual Funds, Director Motor Trades Association Group, Director MOTAT, Director Flirtey Ltd and External Member of the Dept of Corrections Audit & Risk Committee.

Additional information

Branch event cancellation policy

Regrettably, registration fees cannot be refunded when cancellations are received within two working days prior to any branch event.

See our standard terms and conditions for more information.


Pauline Prince
Wellington Branch Manager

+64 21 577 031
+64 4 470 2673

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