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IoD launches search for new North East chair

07 Jul 2021


The Institute of Directors (IoD) is recruiting a new chair to lead its North East (North) region, as Ammar Mirza steps down after two years in the role.

The successful candidate will be the voice for regional directors, working alongside a dedicated team to forge connections between public, private and third sector directors.

The chair enables members to influence decision makers at the highest levels and oversees the delivery of regional events and professional development training.

Ammar Mirza is an award-winning leadership and business management consultant through his company AmmarM (UK). He has investments across many sectors and industries and helped to establish hundreds of new businesses.

Ammar said: “The North East (North) is a vibrant, dynamic and growing region with IoD members represented across all sectors. It’s been a privilege to lead the region’s directors, particularly at a time of unprecedented change because of the Covid-19 pandemic. I’m confident directors and their businesses will emerge from the challenges of the pandemic stronger and even more resilient.”

Natalie Sykes, Head of English Branches, IoD, said: “I’d like to place on record my thanks to Ammar for his commitment and work on behalf of the IoD. He has built and supported a strong membership in the North East (North) region and we are looking for a dynamic and well-connected individual to continue his good work. They will join at an exciting time for the IoD, with a renewed focus on placing our members at the heart of everything we do.”

The voluntary position has a three-year term and is open to all IoD members who live or work in the North East.

Interested candidates should send their CV and covering letter to helena.drake@iod.com by 26 July. Interviews will take place week commencing 2 August with view to an appointment being made by September.

Contact IoD Yorkshire

Contact the branches team here.


IoD Yorkshire & North East
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Woodhouse Lane
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