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Emerging Director awards

Advance on your governance journey. Win recognition for your leadership, integrity, and enterprise.

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With the Emerging Director awards, our branches support the development of directors and executives committed to governance and the development of governance as a profession.

Open to members of the IoD.

Winners may receive

  • mentoring from an established director and/or a board observer role
  • between $1500 and $5000 in assistance for professional development
  • one year’s complimentary membership of the IoD

Prize packages vary across different branches.  See your IoD branch for prize, eligibility and judging criteria, and an application form.

My passion to add value to businesses, to learn and improve myself and to lead motivates me to pursue a career in governance
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- Carol Cheng, Auckland Emerging Director, 2017