Lacking board experience and in need of help from a Highly Experienced Chair / NED ?

  • Are you at that stage where you want to learn how to make the transition from Exec to Non-Exec?

  • Do you want to know what is needed to be a first-time NED, through the eyes of an experienced Chair / NED?

  • Do you want to be shown how to get started, and succeed in your Journey to the Boardroom?

If the answer is YES, our Mentoring Success 1:1 Coaching will show you how to become a Non-Exec – From Start to Finish

If you are a …

  • One-below boardroom executive

  • Functional departmental head

  • Self-employed professional

  • Aspiring Portfolio professional

… and you want the most efficient & direct way to reach the Boardroom – then our 1:1 coaching will…

  • Show you exactly how to get started finding your first NED role
  • Explain how to be successful in making the transition from Exec to Non-Exec
  • Give you all the “insider knowledge” on how to be successful with application & interviews
  • Show you how to be a success once in your NED role
  • De-mystify all the preconceptions surrounding getting a place on the Board
  • Remove the common mistakes made when trying to find your Boardroom role
  • Show you how to make your current ‘board’ experience & skills attractive to a Board

"Boardroom Ready provides a dedicated NED coach, which I found invaluable and have learnt so much from Bryan, who has been extremely giving with his time, sharing his experiences and providing advice."

Pamela H, HRD

WHY our Mentoring Success Coaching will help you find your 1st Board role

  • At Boardroom Ready, our highly experienced team of NEDs/Chairs have recruited executives onto their boards, and will give you all the straight-talking advice needed to guide you to the Boardroom
  • Our highly knowledgeable NED coaches have extensive experience in a wide range of sectors/industries, including Financial Services & Banking, Pharmaceutical, NHS & Healthcare, Technology, Not-For-Profit and many others

"What pleasantly surprised me was how challenging the coaching sessions were.

[My NED coach]... really pushed me to look inside myself and understand my motivations and question everything. On top of this [my NED coach] had a very clear understanding of how to help me get the most from the process which was incredibly helpful."

Nick S., Global Head of Credit Research

As part of our coaching programme, our mentors will share all the ‘insider knowledge’ you need to make your Journey to the Boardroom a Success


Experienced NED & Chair

  • 14 boards over 30 years
  • Various Industries & Countries
  • Listed & Private Companies

Experienced NED

  • SFTSE NED & AIM listed
  • Private Equity Experience
  • Life Science & Heatlhcare

Connector & CoSec

  • Corporate Governance
  • Board Level Advisor
  • Growth Company Seminars

Experienced NED & Chair

  • Fin Services & Tech
  • Audit, Risk, RemCom, Noms & Governance
  • Founder of The Risk Coalition

Experienced NED

  • Executive Coach & Board experience
  • Legal & Cultural Change
  • Risk & Audit Committee

Career Transition Expert

  • Executive Coach
  • Portfolio Careers
  • Trustee

"I found the Boardroom Ready programme incredibly helpful in preparing for a NED career" – Daniel M., Managing Director

Ready to start your journey to the Boardroom with our help? Check out the FAQ below.

Our Bespoke Mentoring Success 1:1 Coaching programme

will cover many topics including:

  • Practical, hands-on insight into how Boardrooms work
  • What you need to do to become a successful NED
  • The easiest way to get started & how to avoid the common pit-falls
  • The secret to approaching the right Boardroom opportunities
  • How & where to gain vital Board experience
  • How to maximise the skills you already have that will benefit a Board
  • Everything you need to do to secure your NED - role – you just need to bring the desire & drive to be a success

Our one-off payment of just £1,050 + VAT mentoring programme includes…

  • 3 x 1 hour 1:1 coaching sessions with your highly experienced NED coach which you can split down into 30 mins if you prefer

  • A clear plan on what you need to do to Secure Your First NED Role

Frequently Asked Questions

How will I be matched with my NED coach?

  • We will send you an email with a link to book your 30-minute interview with Heather White to discuss your needs and then together select the right NED coach for you.
  • Do check your junk box.

What am I buying please?

  • 30-minute interview with Heather White so she can match you with the right NED coach
  • 15-minute chemistry meeting with the NED coach Heather has recommended
  • 3 x 1-hour 1:1 coaching sessions with your highly experienced NED coach (this can be split down into 30-minute sessions if you prefer)
  • A clear plan on what you need to do to secure your first NED role

How can I pay?

  • There is a link at the bottom of this page where you can pay by Stripe (which takes credit / debit cards) and / or BACS transfer
  • Once you have paid, we will send you a receipt
  • The full fee is paid before we start

What happens after I pay please?

  • We will send you an email with a link to book your 30-minute interview with Heather White to discuss your needs and then together select the right NED coach for you.
  • Do check your junk box.

Over what period of time do I need to take my coaching sessions?

  • There is no set time period

"The Boardroom Ready team placed me with an ambitious, engaging and supportive board, as part of the Boardroom Ready programme. I have gained insight, coaching and exposure that I wouldn't have had without the team and this great programme, and I feel that my understanding of boards, and the value I can bring as a leader and potential future board member, has grown during this time."

Hannah M, Director of External Communications & Marketing