Aspiring directors looking for a seat at the board table face stiff competition from other like-minded, ambitious individuals.

    Not only is becoming a non-executive director an increasingly common ambition, it is also a role that is becoming increasingly complex and demanding. More is being asked of today’s directors than ever before.

    Written with aspiring directors in mind, Want a seat at the board table? compiles the advice of experienced directors and executive recruiters on how to develop a strong director brand getting your director career started.

    The report serves a guide for aspiring directors, helping to navigate common issues, including how to begin the search for your first director role, developing director skills, establishing an online presence, managing networks, creating a director resume, preparing for interview and finally, conducting critical due diligence checks.

    Want a seat at the board table? is part of the AICD’s ongoing commitment to excellence in governance, and we are pleased to provide this report as a valuable resource and starting point for aspiring directors.

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