Hire your next non-executive board member or find a role

NED hires and roles

In association with Nurole, we’re helping IoD members to find their next non-executive board-level role or hire. Nurole is changing the way boards hire great people. Their tech-driven platform works better for organisations and candidates. IoD members receive a special 5% discount on board-level recruitment rates.

For organisations

The world is changing rapidly. In order to keep pace, organisations need boards with the requisite skills and diversity to guide them. Nurole levels the playing field for small and medium organisations who want to access exceptional, diverse Chairs and NEDs. We increase the size of the talent pool, run a more ethical hiring process and remove the barrier of expensive headhunter fees.


Reach 10x more relevant candidates for your board in half the time of a traditional search firm.


Nurole’s platform is open and candidate-led: 45% of placements are women, 30% first-timers, 20% ethnic minority.


Nurole are a market-leading specialist board hirer and are on track for 1,000 boards to place a candidate this year.

Building high-impact boards

IoD and Nurole are working together to build diverse and effective boards for forward thinking organisations. Learn what you need to know about the role of non-executive directors.

Role of the NED (IoD course)

For candidates

Providing IoD members with fast-track access to the latest non-executive director board-level roles. Empowering brilliant people to apply for non-executive roles that match their skills, passions and availability.


Apply for interesting roles directly with free access for IoD members*.


Private profile prevents bombardment by irrelevant approaches.


No time wasted networking for roles that might never happen.


IoD members should apply to join Nurole by requesting an invitation here.

Please mention your membership of the IoD when requesting an invitation, under the ‘How did you hear about Nurole’ section.


If you are looking to hire a Chair, NED, Trustee, Advisory board or Committee member, please provide Nurole with more information.

*IoD Members, Fellows and Chartered Directors will be provided with automatic access to the Nurole platform by virtue of being a member of the IoD and without any additional qualifications, subject to such member:

Being a Director of an Entity, which is a solvent going concern of Substance (being an Entity with a minimum of annual turnover or budget if £250,000, or such higher figure as the Board may determine from time to time); and


a) having been a Director of an Entity for a minimum of 3 years and have been in business for a minimum or 7 years; or

b) having been a Director of an Entity for a minimum of 1 year, have been in business for a minimum of 5 years and have attend the IoD’s “Role of the Director and the Board” course (or such other course as the Board may determine).

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