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  1. 1. Boardmatch Ireland inspiring leadership and good governance
  2. 2. Free web-based service <ul><li>Boardmatch Ireland provides a free, web-based matching service </li></ul><ul><li>For business professionals to register their interest in volunteering their skills at board level </li></ul><ul><li>For boards of not for profit organisations to register their skill requirements </li></ul>
  3. 3. Enhancing the capacity of not for profit organisations <ul><li>Boardmatch Ireland seeks to enhance the capacity of not for profit organisations </li></ul><ul><li>We do this by facilitating the recruitment of skilled corporate and public sector professionals to the boards of not for profit organisations </li></ul>
  4. 4. Some of the organisations currently seeking Board Members on Boardmatch Carmichael Centre for Voluntary Groups Gentle Rain Theatre Company Sonairte: The National Ecology Centre Wexford Arts Centre Childminding Ireland Saoirse Womens Refuge Friendly Call Service One Family Ability West
  5. 5. Some of the organisations currently seeking Board Members on Boardmatch Sightsavers International Kilmore West Youth Project Camphill Communities of Ireland Kildare Traveller Action Navan Springboard Red Ribbon Project Meningitis Trust Cork Centre for Independent Living Clúid Housing Association Tralee Credit Union
  6. 6. <ul><li>Accessing new skill sets onto boards </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing the board’s diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Developing contacts in the corporate business world </li></ul><ul><li>Developing best practice in governance </li></ul><ul><li>Introducing new perspectives, enthusiasm and expertise at a strategic level </li></ul><ul><li>New thinking </li></ul> Benefits for not for profit organisations
  7. 7. Some of the Boardmatch registered candidates Barrister at Law Chief Credit Officer IT tutor Corporate Communications Consultant Solicitor Human Resources Director Freelance Journalist & PR Consultant Administrator
  8. 8. Some of the Boardmatch registered candidates Assistant to CEO Policy & Development Officer Managing Director Events Programme Manager Financial Analyst Change Management Analyst Lecturer IT Project Manager
  9. 9. <ul><li>More than 1000 business professionals registered </li></ul><ul><li>Over 700 not for profit boards registered </li></ul><ul><li>Over 250 successful matches between business professionals and boards </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced governance knowledge in the not for profit sector </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic collaboration with ACCA, The Wheel, Disability Federation Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>Successful funding partnerships with Accenture, Bank of Ireland and the Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs </li></ul> Boardmatch’s achievements
  10. 10. Boardmatch Services: Executive search <ul><li>Tailored service to identify and attract high calibre professionals to boards </li></ul><ul><li>Maintains complete confidentiality around the search </li></ul>
  11. 11. Boardmatch Services: Chairs’ Network <ul><li>An online resource designed to inform, support and guide Chairs of not for profit organisations </li></ul><ul><li>Peer support, mentoring, coaching and local information meetings </li></ul>
  12. 12. Boardmatch Services: Board support <ul><li>Programmes designed to enhance a board’s performance </li></ul><ul><li>Includes independent skills audits, strategic plan monitoring and guidance, mediation and recruitment </li></ul>
  13. 13. Boardmatch Services: Preparing staff for strategic leadership <ul><li>In house training sessions, workshops </li></ul><ul><li>One to one coaching </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to supplement the skills of employees with key information about governance in the not for profit sector </li></ul>
  14. 14. Boardmatch Ireland Contact us for more information: Boardmatch Ireland 35 Exchequer Street Dublin 2 tel: 01-6715005 email: Web site: