The IoD is the UK’s number one organisation for business leaders. It is a non-party political business organisation founded by Royal Charter in 1903 with around 34,000 members, a turnover of just under £30million. Its key activities include providing leading edge representation, support, development and standard setting for directors and leaders in organisations – helping them achieve greater success for their organisations and their own careers.
Members of the IoD include directors of large corporations as well as entrepreneurial directors of start-up companies from many sectors of the economy – media, manufacturing, e-business, and also leaders in the public sector. The IoD has always championed the entrepreneur and continually strives to use its influence to ensure an environment conducive to business success. Find out more about the IoD.