Pathway to Board Positions

Short Course


How do you find a board role? The aim of this practical workshop is to provide useful information about director recruitment and appointment, how to position yourself and find board positions and doing your due diligence on potential boards. You will leave this workshop with tips and practical information to help you find your first or next board role to start your governance career.


  • Why become a director and understanding your director potential
  • Governance CVs
  • Where to look and how to find board roles - websites, recruiters and nomination services
  • Interviews and the selection process
  • Useful tips and guidance for building a network of connections
  • Building an effective digital presence

Who should attend?

  • New and aspiring directors
  • Executives looking for career transition to governance


Katy Anquetil

Katy is a recruitment executive recruitment thought leader with over 20 years' experience in the industry. Her role as Director-Wellington, is focused on partnering with clients in public and private sectors to appoint key talent. She also works with firms that require broader HR needs including training, leadership coaching, succession planning, capability development and organisational reviews.

Her work in the education sector includes governance appointments, executive leadership as well as broader consultancy delivery.

Prior to working for Sheffield, Katy was the Director of Operations for Manpower Group, designing and delivering workforce solutions for a variety of clients globally. Katy also possesses significant international experience, having worked in leadership roles for some iconic firms such as Amazon, Expedia, and Microsoft.


Members $300.00 (GST incl.)
Non-members $350.00 (GST incl.)


This workshop is delivered online via Zoom.


Governance New Zealand confirms this event qualifies for 3 CPD structured credits.

Refund Policy: No refunds can be issued in respect of cancellations received within 48 hours of the event occurring.

Pathway to Board Positions - Katy Anquetil.pptx

40 MB
15 Feb 2024