By: Mary-Sue Rogers, WOB Non-Executive-Director. Mary-Sue Roger's top summary of the lessons learned and things you can do to help improve your chances of appointment to a NED position for a listed organisation.
I have recently been to several networking events that focused on “how do I get on to a board as a non-executive”? The supply of individuals, with significant experience and qualifications, outstrips the demand for non-executive directors (NED) especially at the listed company end of the market. And the challenge for talented women to get appointed to an FTSE board is even more of an uphill battle.