This inclusive webinar covers the pros (and cons) of becoming a non-executive director.

It is common for professionals to want to extend their corporate life by serving on boards as a non-executive director (NED). This webinar provides insight into the practical steps and likely timing for securing your first NED role.

The webinar will cover:

  • pros and cons of being a NED
  • how the nature of a NED role differs depending on the type of organisation
  • timing for seeking your first NED role
  • adapting your CV for each opportunity
  • building your networks and being proactive, persistent and patient
  • gaining champions to support your quest
  • understanding the NED selection process
  • tips for successful interviews for NED roles


  • Annemarie Durbin, chair at Cater Allen Private Bank, NED at Santander UK Plc (Remco chair) and chair at WH Smith Plc (Remco chair)