WIG/Executive Action Workshop: So you want to be a Non-Executive?

Note: Development seminars have a charge but our web site is currently showing them as ‘free’ when you go through the booking process. Please refer to the prices below to see the correct charges. We hope this will be resolved ASAP.

Excellent introduction for aspiring NEDs - Mohammed Jamil, Assistant Director, UKCES.

A workshop for prospective non-executive directors in the public and not-for-profit sectors.

Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) from the commercial world provide a great deal of benefit to government department and agency boards. However, the transition from one sector to the other can be daunting and is increasingly competitive. Both WIG and Executive Action work with potential non-executive candidates, encouraging them to apply for roles, building their understanding and helping them tailor their experience to the public sector.

With this in mind, we have created a one-day seminar that enables potential non-executive candidates to explore the culture, context, remit and key requirements of public sector NED roles, hear how others have fared in making the move, and learn how best to access and secure public sector NED appointments.


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A great day to get excited about the next stage in my career and practical help and support given will help to realise this! - Sharon Campbell, Head of Permissions, Financial Services Authority.

Development Seminars Bookings Terms & Conditions 

Full payment or a valid purchase order must be received before the start of the event. The full fee must either be paid within 30 days of an invoice being issued or, if the booking is made within the 30 days prior to the start of the event, payment or a valid purchase order must be received before the event starting date. For a full refund, cancellations must be confirmed in writing no later than 21 days prior to the event starting date. No refunds apply to cancellations made in the 20 days prior to the event. A substitute delegate can attend in the place of the registered delegate, if WIG is notified in advance. There is no fee to substitute a delegate. Non-payment or non-attendance without written notification will incur the full registration fee. 


Unfortunately this event is now closed for booking.

  • Fees to Attend

    WIG Members’ fee: £750 + VAT.

    Non-member fee: £900 + VAT.

    Rates include refreshments, lunch and workbook.

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