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Chartered Director Event

Chartered Director Insights Session: Non-Executive Director roles

29 Nov 2017
Institute of Directors, London

Event overview:

Non-Executive Directors: roles, responsibilities and portfolio careers

Join Ian Dormer CBE CDir, managing director, Rosh Engineering, as he uses his own experiences to guide fellow Chartered Directors when it comes to finding and gaining non-executive director roles, as well as offering tips on how to build and grow a portfolio career.

Ian will run the small audience of Chartered Directors through the hows and whys of becoming a non-executive director, the key differences between an executive director and a non-executive director position, and the relationship between businesses, boards and NEDs, and how to make the most out of them.

A recent poll of Chartered Director events attendees revealed that 47% of those surveyed wanted to learn more about non-executive director roles, and a further 42% were interested in hearing more about director and non-executive director recruitment.

Don't miss this opportunity have your questions answered in a free, intimate and informal environment, exclusively for Chartered Directors.

*Please note that registration is open to Chartered Director alumni only. To find out more on how to become a Chartered Director please click here.

*Experiences and opinions shared are those of the speaker, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the IoD.

Key details

Date & time: 29 Nov 2017 18:30 - 20:00
Location: Institute of Directors, London
CPD Hours: 1.5000

Prices from

No Charge.

Event manager:
IoD Professional Development
Contact phone:
020 7766 8745
Contact email:

Why attend:

  • Put your questions to our visiting expert and share your thoughts and opinions as we discuss the world of non-executive director roles.
  • Build contacts as you network with fellow Chartered Directors and gain invaluable insight that can be put into practice within your business.
  • Discover why nearly 50% of Chartered Directors want to know more about non-executive director roles and recruitment.
  • Learn from a Chartered Director in an intimate and informal setting, with a limited guestlist to ensure conversation and comfort.

*The event will be held in the wine bar annexe, but the wine bar will be open and available for the purchase of refreshments.


Ian Dormer CBE CDir, managing director, Rosh EngineeringIan Dormer CBE CDir, managing director, Rosh Engineering

For more than 25 years he has been Managing Director of Birtley, County Durham based specialist high voltage engineering contractor Rosh Engineering Ltd. After joining the IoD to learn the important aspects of running a business, for professional development and to share best practice, he became more involved regionally and nationally and was appointed national Chairman in 2012 for a 3 year term. Ian has always been passionate about promoting the development of a positive business climate. This has resulted in past appointments to the Board of Regional Development Agency, ONE North East, through to Chairing Business Link Tyne & Wear among others. He also has a passion for life-long learning and qualified as a Chartered Director in 2013. He is now Chairman of Newcastle College. He was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in Her Majesty the Queen’s 2016 New Year Honours list.



Prices from

No Charge.


Bookings cancelled within 7 days will not be refunded
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