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Auckland Branch Emerging Director Award

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2020 applications are now open. 

Applications close 5.00pm Monday 20 July 2020.

Application criteria

Must be:

  • A Member of the Auckland Branch
  • In early stages of their governance career i.e. with fewer than five years’ governance experience

Cannot be:

  • An independent/non-executive director on a commercial board – i.e. listed company board, large family company board.
  • A current mentee participating in the IoD’s Mentoring for Diversity programme.
  • An appointed Future Director currently observing on a Host Board.

Award prize

  • Complimentary membership with IoD for 12 months
  • Complimentary attendance at all branch functions for 12 months
  • Mentoring with experienced director for 12 months
  • $2,000 (GST excl) towards IoD professional development (must be used in the award year)

Judging criteria

  • Demonstrates commitment to developing a career in governance
  • Has skills and experience that would be useful to a board
  • Has had either senior executive, leadership or governance experience
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the importance of sound governance