A strong foundation for growth is firmly in place
Our Annual Report and Accounts 2021 reflects on a year of moving forward
We are now seeing the results of the hard work we have done over the last two years to transform the IoD, with a strong foundation for growth firmly in place. Though many challenges remain, we can afford to be much more positive about the outlook.
The pandemic has transformed how businesses and organisations work and underlined the crucial role we continue to play in supporting members to develop their leadership skills and ensuring government support for them as the economy recovered.
Annual Report and Accounts 2021
Business advice from members featured in this year’s report
IoD members talk about leadership, inclusion and diversity, innovation, startups, mentoring, what it’s like to do the Accelerated Certificate in Company Direction and what it means to be a chartered director.
The importance of a deeper purpose
Aduke Onafowokan, founder of Oxford-based inclusion and diversity consultancy, Inclusivitii, on the need for purpose beyond profit-making.
Leadership in challenging times
Harry Panter co-founded Housr while at university. He discusses leadership, nurturing and retaining talent in times of crisis.
It was full on
Managing Director Jo Barnes describes her experience of attending the Accelerated Certificate in Company Direction.
Building a more diverse workforce
Representing the IoD as an ambassador for diversity, Alex Chikhani discusses why we need greater diversity of thinking.
Creating an innovation culture
Dr Sadia Ahmed gives a brief introduction on the value of creating and embracing a culture of innovation.
A challenging and inspiring programme
As an international member of the IoD, Oliver Gosemann talks about what it takes to become a chartered director and the value he’s gained.
Creating a positive workplace culture
Chair of IoD North East (South) Karl Pemberton on why providing freedom and flexibility at work helps build a better culture.
What drives me
Co-Vice Chair of Cardiff Metropolitan University, Menai Owen-Jones on what motivates her, her focus on helping people and the value of being a chartered director.
Being a parent taught me how to mentor
As a NED and mentor to start-ups, Carol Harvey gives her advice on mentoring young entrepreneurs.
Award-winning business mentor, Helen Tonks, provides an insight into some of the challenges of setting up your own business.
Sense checking your strategic business model
Strategic business consultant Tony Webster on the need for business leaders to take a step back and review their business models.
My journey with the IoD
Poonam Kaur gives an overview of why she joined the IoD and the value she gets from being part of a member community.
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