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Canterbury Lawyer’s Community Spirit Behind Her First Steps In Governance Award Win

Monday, 19 October 2020, 6:33 pm | Institute Of Directors

Lawyer Alex Booker will take her first steps in governance with a two-year internship on the board of Comcare, after winning a 2020 First Steps in Governance award from the Canterbury branch of the Institute of Directors (IoD). Alex Booker As well as ... More >>

Should I Stay Or Should I Go? Directors And The ‘leave Of Absence’ Dilemma

Friday, 9 October 2020, 8:12 am | Institute Of Directors

A lack of clarity around directors’ personal liability while on extended leave means they’re more likely to resign than take leave of absence, diminishing New Zealand’s pool of strong, experienced directors and potentially challenging board ... More >>

Market For D&O Insurance Hardest In Living Memory

Saturday, 26 September 2020, 6:11 am | Institute Of Directors

Directors in New Zealand and Australia are facing the most volatile and restrictive liability insurance market in living memory, according to a report released today by the Institute of Directors (IoD) with Marsh and MinterEllisonRuddWatts . And there ... More >>

Two Emerging Directors Win Top Spot In Institute Of Directors’ Annual Awards

Friday, 11 September 2020, 7:46 pm | Institute Of Directors

Melinda Baillie and Cam Finlayson have each won an Emerging Director Award from the Institute of Directors (IoD) Canterbury Branch. The IoD presents its Emerging Director Awards annually to people who show leadership, integrity and enterprise ... More >>

Emerging Director Award Winner’s Desire To Grow New Zealand Organisations And Its People

Tuesday, 8 September 2020, 9:57 am | Institute Of Directors

Matthew Payton. Matthew Payton has been announced as the Institute of Directors Auckland branch Emerging Director 2020. Matthew is currently part of the management team at Fisher & Paykel Healthcare where he has accumulated more than 22 ... More >>

Longer, Harder And Riskier – What Are Directors Paid These Days?

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 2:56 pm | Institute Of Directors

When COVID-19 first hit New Zealand earlier this year, 40% of directors stopped being paid or took reduced fees, the Institute of Directors (IoD) and professional services firm, EY said today. The IoD and EY surveyed 674 directors holding 1830 ... More >>

Moteuka Entrepreneur And Philanthropist Wins Emerging Director Award

Monday, 17 August 2020, 6:45 pm | Institute Of Directors

Zoe Dryden has been announced the winner of the Nelson Marlborough Emerging Director Award. Zoe Dryden Zoe is the co-owner of Abel Tasman Kayaks and the owner and Managing Director of Second Base, an executive coaching company that runs leadership development ... More >>

Emerging Leader Olivia Egerton Wins Director Award

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 9:28 am | Institute Of Directors

The Canterbury Branch of the Institute of Directors (IOD) has announced that emerging leader Olivia Egerton is their 2020 First Steps in Governance awardee. The award is given each year by the professional body of directors and seeks individuals who ... More >>

Funding For 85% Of NZ Not-for-profit Entities Impacted By COVID-19

Monday, 27 July 2020, 9:03 am | Institute Of Directors

Results of a recent Institute of Directors poll show that 85% of board members on not-for-profit organisations say COVID-19 has moderately or significantly affected their funding. The ‘pulse check’ conducted in the first two weeks of July looked ... More >>

Regional Governance Award A Great Opportunity For Directors

Thursday, 16 July 2020, 2:28 pm | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors is looking for Otago-Southland region business leaders to put themselves forward for this year’s Emerging Director Award. The award provides support to people looking to further their career in governance as a director. Help ... More >>

Experienced Directors Offer Sage Advice In New Guide For Boards Managing A Crisis

Friday, 3 July 2020, 8:47 am | Institute Of Directors

Conversations with a dozen experienced New Zealand and Australian chairs, board members and chief executives has revealed five key themes boards should consider in a crisis. Trust, relationships and agile decision-making figure highly as key ... More >>

Missed Opportunity To Support NZX Companies Says Institute Of Directors

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 5:06 am | Institute Of Directors

Our current extreme market operating environment calls for extraordinary measures, including temporary relief from liability around company continuous disclosure provisions, the Institute of Directors says. The IoD says it is disappointed the Financial Markets ... More >>

Statement on the latest NZX diversity statistics

Friday, 7 February 2020, 4:52 pm | Institute Of Directors

IoD welcomes increasing diversity of NZX directors, challenges boards to also prioritise inclusion More >>

Five issues directors can’t ignore in 2020

Friday, 10 January 2020, 10:10 am | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has released its Top Five Issues for Directors in 2020 . An increasingly complex governance landscape means there is an array of issues for directors to deal with. But IoD chief executive Kirsten Patterson says it is ... More >>

Boards ‘under pressure and must evolve’

Friday, 6 September 2019, 3:11 pm | Institute Of Directors

This is the underlying message in the discussion paper Always on duty: the future board released today by the Institute of Directors (IoD) and MinterEllisonRuddWatts. More >>

Directors spend more time on board responsibilities

Friday, 23 August 2019, 9:07 am | Institute Of Directors

Directors are spending more time on board responsibilities, the latest annual Directors’ Fees Report produced by the Institute of Directors and EY New Zealand has found. Hours worked by non-executive directors increased 10% since last year to 140 hours ... More >>

Great strides on boardroom diversity but still not there

Friday, 2 August 2019, 12:17 pm | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors (IoD) welcomes the announcement that 100% of S&P/NZX50 companies now have a diversity policy in place, says IoD CEO Kirsten Patterson. More >>

Two senior roles announced at IoD

Monday, 1 July 2019, 2:41 pm | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors has filled key leadership roles with the appointments of Sarah Deans as General Manager, People & Culture and Dr Michael Fraser as General Manager, Learning and Commercial. More >>

D&O insurance - far more than a ‘nice to have’

Friday, 28 June 2019, 8:46 am | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors (IoD) together with Marsh and MinterEllisonRuddWatts are reminding directors of the importance of having directors and officers (D&O) liability insurance, in a report released today on current trends and issues in the ... More >>

Institute of Directors announces new president

Monday, 24 June 2019, 2:13 pm | Institute Of Directors

One of the country’s top directors, Alan Isaac, CNZM CFInstD was appointed the new president of the Institute of Directors (IoD) during the professional body’s Annual General Meeting in Auckland on Wednesday 19 June, replacing IoD’s first ... More >>