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 careers of directors and executives committed to career development and the development of governance as a profession.

Open to members of the IoD.

Winners receive

  • mentoring from an established director
  • up to $4000 in assistance for professional development
  • one year’s complimentary membership of the IoD

See your IoD branch for 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
- Carol Cheng, Auckland Emerging Director, 2017