Association for Non Executive Directors and Chairmen - NEDs & Independent Directors -
Founded 1998 *
Welcome to ITNEA.NET - The site for Chairmen and NEDs and those seeking
to recruit them
ITNEA is the UK association for
Non-executive Directors and Independent Directors (NEDs / NXDs) and Chairmen of listed IT, Telecommunications and related Media
and Technology companies - some times also referred to as Telecommunication, Media and Technology (TMT) or Information & Computing
Technology (ICT) companies. Fuller information on the Association and its objectives can be found at
The Association .
The Associated was set up and run since then by individuals with their own
chairman and independent director portfolios - qualifying members.
* ITNEA has
over 600 members, holding some 1500 directorships between them, across many
directorships range from private start-ups to FTSE 100 companies, in most
sectors, both UK and international.
* To qualify for membership, members must hold a non-executive directorship or
Chairmanship of a quoted technology company (or a relevent executive directorship of
such where the person has or is seeking a non-exec role) - see
Critieria for more details.
has been no charge to join ITNEA, or to attend the events, thanks to the support
of our sponsors.
* We typically hold 2-3
dinner meetings a year and occasional lunches, with 50-70 members attending
communication is primarily by email, for speed and the convenience of all
* We help organisations searching
for Chairmen and Non Executive Directors (and similar roles) by putting them
in touch with our members. Director advertising service
The objectives of the Association are:
* Networking: Act as a networking forum for
non-executive directors and
them the opportunity to meet and discuss the particular issues faced in these
roles with others in similar positions - in the context of technology businesses
and listed companies. Executive directors with relevant similar
backgrounds and interests are also welcome
to participate. We draw to members' attention important lobbying opportunities subject to current
Non Executive Director and Chairman appointment opportunities: Provide members with information on non executive
director and chairman and related appointments and other opportunities through an advertising service open to
companies and their advisors and agents. For further information re
director or chairman search see:- NED
Recruitment and Chairman Recruitment
- advertising and search across the membership
The members have met several times per year, often
with a guest speaker covering a topic of importance to members. Meetings are
structured to facilitate member networking.
have included many leaders in finance, business and government including: the e-Envoy, The Director General of the CBI, the Director General of the IoD, financial
analysts, Chairmen / CEOs of FTSE 100 and 250 companies, ministers, venture
capitalists, a leading M&A advisor, legal and corporate governance
specialists, leading venture capitalists and many leaders from the
corporate world with both UK and international businesses. Members
are occasionally invited to attend functions with a wider audience,
arranged by our sponsors or other relevant organisations.
Key Information Pages:
The advertising service for chairmen and non-executive directors, from a members perspective.
See NEDs and
Chairmen search from the perspective of those seeking to make the
Membership Criteria Information on the criteria for individual
Directors and Chairmen to become members
Director Advertising Service: .Services for those seeking
Non Executive Directors and/or
and Future Summary notices of planned meetings and summaries of
and Articles On topics of interest to chairmen and Non Executive
Directors. Mainly ITNEA related sources.
Further information on the ITNEA its workings and its objectives
News and Next meetings:
Next meeting - (see
2016 The NED advertising service is used to seek
executive directors, chairman and related roles in listed and un
listed companies as well as for other relevant opportunities that might match
members profiles. For those
seeking to recruit non
executive chairmen and/or directors or for other roles with a similar
candidate profile, the ITNEA provides a highly focused
executive director advertising and search / recruitment service for
companies and their agents - NED
search / NED advertising.
As most members have experience in the listed and unlisted sectors and many in
not for profit and government sectors, the service
can be used for director roles in such sectors or for other roles seeking
similarly qualified individuals. For members seeking further NED appointments the ITNEA provides information on
companies who are seeking to recruit candidates from the membership.
Client comments include:
“The response was fantastic". "The quality of the
people we met was excellent." "In the end we decided to go with A for the
prime role and to retain B as an adviser/non-exec.“
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References and Resources - useful
references and links pages
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