How to secure your first non-executive director role

Transition successfully to your portfolio career


What you will learn in this free webinar

In this 40-minute webinar, you will find out about:

- the NED role

- the 3 core principles that underpins your NED search

- 6 proven strategies to secure your first NED role and build a portfolio

- the recommendations from the Professional Body for NEDs and board members and Institute of Board Members to step up your career


About NEDonBoard

NEDonBoard is the UK professional body for non-executive directors and board members. NEDonBoard is a membership organisation.

We support the competence of boards in realising today’s opportunities and meeting tomorrow’s challenges. We do this by equipping boards with principles, knowledge and skills that recognises commercial success is underpinned by strong corporate citizenship, responsibility and sustainability.

Our operating pillars are:

Connection. NEDonBoard connects businesses and organisations with the community of non-executive directors and board members. We entered the list of 100 most influential membership bodies in August 2019.

Knowledge. NEDonBoard serves NEDs, board members, businesses and organisations seeking knowledge, professional development and inspiration. We are a CPD accredited provider.

Authority. NEDonBoard sets practices for effective, strong and modern governance.


Presented by


Elise Perraud

Elise Perraud is NEDonBoard’s Chief Operations Officer. Since joining the UK professional body for non-executive directors and board members, she has supported seasoned professionals looking to transition with confidence and success to non-executive directorship. She is also involved with the community of experienced non-executive directors to set practices for strong, effective and modern governance. Elise is risk manager and governance practitioner by background with 15 years of experience with Goldman Sachs and Rothesay Life, an insurance spin-off of Goldman Sachs. She also advises organisations with regards to their governance framework and arrangements.



NEDonBoard webinar

"I learnt a lot, especially regarding identifying classic mistakes and developing my unique value proposition. I look forward to continuing my learning", J. Soper

"I attended the NED webinar which I found useful as an introduction to NEDonBoard and the process in general", A. Coates, Commercial Director and aspiring NED

"Very clear and elegant materials", J. Dunlop

"Thank you for an excellent intro, most useful & lots to follow-up on", R. Mitchell

"The webinar was very interesting", R. Harwood, Director and aspiring NED

"Excellent. Thank you for your inspiration", S. McEvoy

 "Thank you for the webinar I really enjoyed it, a great introduction and overview!", S. Borrill

"Thank you very much for the webinar, it was useful information", B. Stundner 

"Great webinar today – thanks!", R. Madlani

“Thank you so much for a most informative session”, K. Goatley

Very interesting. Thank you!”, J. Rawlingson


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