IoD NXD Directory

Exclusive to IoD members

Non-Executive Directors (NXDs/NEDs) bring exceptional value to any organisation. Many more businesses, particularly small and medium sized organisations, could be benefitting from Non-Executive Directors' experience, fresh insights and connections. 

The NXD Directory is a unique talent pool of senior executives from a multitude of industries and professions, including many who have achieved Chartered Director status. It will enable you to recruit suitable Non-Executive Directors, Trustees and School Governors for your Board as well as to promote yourself as a potential Non-Executive Director to sit in the Board of other members’ organisations.

Looking for a NXD role?

To register on the Directory as a prospective NXD, complete and activate your profile emphasizing your skills and experience, and outlining your preferences. These will be matched to recruiters’ requirements.

Your profile will be visible only to IoD staff, who will carry out searches for recruiters. Where your profile matches the recruiter’s requirements, we will ask your permission before releasing it to the recruiter.

NEW NED Programme Launch and Drinks Reception
12 November | Birmingham Library

Join us for an exclusive evening drinks reception, where we will be joined by a special guest panel and portfolio NED guest speaker as we celebrate the launch of our new Role of the Non-Executive Director programme in Birmingham.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to network with peers over drinks and canapés, with exclusive access to industry professionals and experienced NEDs. Gain practical advice on how to apply for and secure appointments from a top industry head-hunter and gain a rare insight into the personal success stories of high profile portfolio NEDs.

Find out more

Seeking a NXD for your board?

Simply register on the Directory and submit your search criteria to the IoD. We will then carry out a search for you and provide you with a shortlist of best matches for a nominal administrative charge, saving you thousands of pounds in recruitment agency or head hunter fees. 

Executive recruitment firms

The aim of the Directory is to provide a direct service between prospective NXDs and recruiters wishing to appoint non-executive directors to their board. It is not our intention to assist recruitment agencies or head hunters undertaking assignments for their clients. However, in exceptional circumstances we may carry out a search for you on behalf of your clients, in which case a different administrative charge will apply, starting from £500 +VAT.    

Key details

  • Exclusive to IoD members
  • No charge for listing and maintaining your profile
  • Nominal administration charge (£100 + VAT) per search for direct recruiters 
  • A shortlist of up to 10 candidate profiles per search
  • Full terms and conditions
  • Resources 

Go to the NXD Directory

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