Your Institute of Directors

The Institute of Directors (IoD) is the UK's most experienced and longest standing business organisation for professional leaders. With over 34,500 members from across the business spectrum, as well as many from the NHS, charities and the military, it is our mission to support you in your leadership role, represent your interests and encourage the highest levels of professional business conduct.

Supporting and developing leaders and promoting standards in the boardroom are at the centre of all that we do and as an independent, non-profit making organisation we are able to ensure that our members are always our focus. Established in 1903 we have over 100 years' of business experience, which means you can trust us to provide you with the knowledge, tools and advice to help you be more productive, competitive and profitable.

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To find out what IoD membership can offer you, we have produced a short video featuring member testimonials.

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