The IoD website has recently experienced a security breach. Currently this is affecting payments when using a credit card on the website. If you wish to book a course or event, an invoice will be sent to you and payment can be made via internet banking or our phone credit card payment service 0800 846 369. IoD members can find updates on the breach here.

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