Benefits of Membership

Attend our exclusive business networking events and connect with other Board Directors, Advisors, Entrepreneurs and Investors who are well placed to assist your board director career.

We offer a range of events and training programs to assist our members to broaden their experience, confidence and networks. Upcoming events include intimate Boardroom Briefing Luncheons, one-day Masterclasses and two-day Platinum Executive Intensive Programs.

As our clients are based all around the country we run our events and training programs in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide and Brisbane.

Access hundreds of exclusive Chair, Non-Executive Director and Advisory Board roles across all industries and sectors. Access to the hidden Board Director job market. We speak with thousands of Directors every year and understand the difficulties that many face when searching for quality board opportunities and as such, offer our board search services for the exclusive benefit of our members. Today, we run the largest Board Search practice in the region and complete hundreds of search assignments for board appointments each year. Many roles are never advertised, so knowing the market, as well as we do, helps us to unearth director opportunities that our members might otherwise never hear about. The job board is updated on a daily basis ensuring that members have access to the widest range of exclusive, paid and voluntary roles, as well as a thorough overview of all board roles currently available in the broader market. Members can also get real-time access to the latest board member vacancy opportunities via the @DirectorInst twitter stream.

We offer world-class mentoring and advisory services for senior leaders who are starting their board career, expanding their board portfolio, or looking to work with a seasoned CEO advisor.

The most successful senior executives, CEOs, directors and chairs proactively manage their careers. Reaching the next level of success takes commitment and focus and those already well along their board career path know that it requires a clear plan, market intelligence and a substantial network to turn those goals into a reality.

The Director Institute coaching and mentoring programs ensure that you:

  1. Create a plan and be kept accountable
  2. Establish new networks
  3. Get an objective assessment of your situation
  4. Help develop your personal value proposition, and develop best in class personal
  5. branding materials
  6. Can access advice regarding your remuneration and contract negotiation




$ 110
  • eLearning course Keys To The Boardroom
  • Access to Global Thought Leadership Insights from Business leaders
  • Access to exclusive board opportunities
  • Advice on your Personal Brand & Board Director Professional Resume
  • Online resources to support building your board career
  • Access to private online member networks
  • Exclusive Board Alert e-Publication
  • One mentoring session with Director Institute consultant


$ 550
  • All the benefits of Keys to the Boardroom Membership plus:
  • Access to exclusive board opportunities
  • Access to exclusive networking events, round tables, board & CEO forums
  • Access to private online member networks
  • Exclusive Board Alert e-Publication
  • Refreshed personal brand & board director professional resume
  • Three mentoring session with Director Institute consultant


$ 1650
  • All the benefits of Get Board Ready membership plus:
  • Develop personal brand & board director professional resume
  • Personal Introductions to Private Business Networks
  • Board Interview Preparation
  • Contract Negotiation Advice
  • Due Diligence Advice
  • Exclusive invitations to WTTB Luxury Events and Networking Events
  • e-Learning Course Keys to the Boardroom
  • Six mentoring session with Director Institute consultant

Eligibility to Join Director Institute Next Generation Directors

You are welcome to speak to us before joining to assess your board director potential.
You are eligible to join Director Institute if you meet any of the following criteria.

Degree and post-graduate qualifications including PhD, MBA, CPA, CA, LLB, BCom, BA, BEng, BEd

Business Mentors or Coaches with certification or formal qualifications
5+ Years Experience Operating at Executive Director level
Membership at any other national or internationally recognised Director or Governance Institute
Business Advisors, Private Equity or Venture Capital Partners with expertise in Capital Raising, IPO’s, M&A expertise
Prior Experience Serving on Public Sector, Not-For-Profit Boards, Arts, Sports or Community Based Boards
Managing Director of a private business with turnover greater than $1million
3+ Years Experience Operating at CEO level or equivalent
Prior Board Director experience in Early Stage, Private, Unlisted, Public, International Boards


Are you eligible to join Australia’s premier Director Institute?