News | 26 March 2019

IWFM Non-Executive Director position – Nominations now open

Nominations for the IWFM Board this year are now open. Have you got what it takes to be the next IWFM Board member? This is an excellent opportunity for qualified members to join the Board and exhibit their strategic and leadership skills.

You must be an IWFM Member grade or above to be able to stand for an NED role. Corporate members or Group member main contacts or nominees, unless they hold their own professional membership of MIWFM grade or above, are not eligible to stand, however, they are able to second an eligible applicant.

Eligible members are able to self-nominate, but you will need someone to second your application. The nominations platform is simple to use but please look out for the email from our independent scrutineers, UK Engage, with the link to the platform and explaining how to self-nominate or second a candidate. Ensure you check your junk and spam boxes so you don’t miss the opportunity of becoming the next NED. If you don’t receive your email linking you to the platform please contact governance@iwfm.org.uk.

This year there is one non-executive position available and nominations will be open for one month from 28 March and closing on 26 April 2019.  The Board are looking for specific skills to complement those it possesses already; see the website for competences needed specific. A non-executive company director’s role is un-remunerated, and there are statutory duties that you must be able to fulfil so please ensure you are eligible to stand as a company director. You can discover more about the duties and skill expectations of NEDs on the IWFM website using the link above.

Discover more on the IWFM website or send questions to governance@iwfm.org.uk

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