IoD NXD Directory

Exclusive to IoD members

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

The 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 NXDs, Trustees and School Governors for your Board as well as to promote yourself as a potential NXD 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 NXD 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.

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
  • NXD resources

Go to the NXD Directory


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