Accelerating the growth of women on boards

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All PBF events are by invitation only, whether it be
your first NED role or expanding your current portfolio. Please register your interest here.

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PBF Chairmen Faculty

“The Professional Boards Forum is more than a network. It has structure, focus and purpose and adds value in its own right. Above all PBF reinforces the message that it is still ‘merit first’.”

Sir Roger Carr, Chairman, BAE Systems plc


“As a potential NED looking to get noticed, attending a PBF event is a good place to start. Be clear on your experience and what you bring to the table – the opportunities are there and business needs to understand that our society at large requires diverse boards.”

Sir Mike Rake, Chairman, Phoenix Global Resources plc

Helping outstanding women find NED roles

Striving for gender-parity at the board level, the Professional Boards Forum delivers highly successful ‘simulated board-room’ events, connecting ambitious women seeking Non-Executive director (NED) roles with Chairmen from leading companies across Europe.

Interview with Roger Carr – Chairman, BAE Systems PLC

Interview with Moni Mannings – NED, Polypipe Group PLC

"However good you are, if you are invisible you won’t get onto the radar. If you are not on the radar you are unlikely to get the job – networking is part and parcel of the role".

Sir Roger Carr, Chairman of BAE Systems plc (speaker)

“Elin Hurvenes is a diversity pioneer who has created a unique international platform for women to launch their NED careers, through a series of high-quality events that involve stimulating boardroom case studies and networking opportunities for candidates and Chairmen alike.”

Olga Zoutendijk, Former Chairman, ABN Amro Group NV
(corporate member)

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