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Join a board

If you’re in a senior role within a corporate or successful SME, you’ll have experienced the ups and downs of leading a business. Are you ready to turn that experience into expertise and share your learnings with small business leaders who need your help?

Across the course of a year, you’ll work with a small group of senior leaders to add external ideas and perspectives to the thinking of two ambitious small businesses.

Chris Reees – Cisco

“The whole experience was brilliant. It’s good to bring in perspectives from bigger businesses and see how that can be applied to small businesses in a pragmatic way.”

Chris Reeves

Cisco

How Advisory Boards works

  • 1

    You’ll be matched with a small group of senior leaders to create an advisory board that will support two small businesses

  • 2

    You’ll attend a virtual induction event, giving you the opportunity to meet other participants

  • 3

    You’ll attend 90-minute online meetings every three months to ask questions and offer insight on a key challenge the business is facing

  • 4

    You’ll help the business identify actions to take away and complete before the following meeting

“Without exaggeration, this was one of the best days of my life at work. I’m really looking forward to seeing what will happen next with the two businesses and I can’t wait for the next Advisory Board session.”

Regina Lombard

Interim finance director

Designed for busy people

  • Take part from anywhere in the UK. All you need is an internet connection

  • Flexible. The sessions are scheduled around your availability

  • Short and sharp. Sessions are 90 minutes with administrative support

  • Supportive. You'll have someone present to take minutes and schedule meetings