Azura Search hosts first NED seminar of 2022



Last week Azura Search hosted the first Non-Executive Director (NED) Development seminar of 2022.This invite only seminar covered key factors to achieving a NED role, focusing on elements from a professional development programme for aspiring Non-Executive Directors. To deliver this session Azura partnered with Liz Smith, a specialist in FTSE 350 Non-Executive Director programmes who presented alongside Melanie Clark, Managing Partner at Azura Search.

The seminar covered practical advice on securing a NED role including:

  • Points to consider when embarking on a Non-Exec role.
  • Where to look for Non-Exec appointments.
  • What headhunters and Boards are looking for.
  • How to present your skills and experience through a Non-Exec CV and in person.
  • Due diligence prior to accepting an appointment.

Participants also heard from two special guest speakers, Lord Ian Livingston and Jill Easterbrook, both experienced NED’s. They spoke about their experience of being a Non-Executive Director and progressing to Chair. This was an interactive session where participants were able to gain invaluable insights from all the speakers

A big thank you to all our speakers and to our participants for joining the session. For information on future events please email Ellise Hamer –

“I found it very interesting - thank you for inviting me.”

“Good session and very much enjoyed. Great set of speakers. Much appreciated the invite.”

“Many thanks for this information. I found the session helpful.”

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