Annual Review 2011: About Us

  • Date:01 Oct 2011
  • Type:CompanyDirectorMagazine


The Australian Institute of Company Directors is a national, member-based, not-for-profit organisation for directors and corporate governance. As of 30 June 2011, there were 29,579 members, including 711 members based outside Australia.

Our membership includes directors from organisations as diverse as ASX-listed companies, government bodies, not-for-profit organisations (e.g. charities and arts organisations) and family owned/private companies and entrepreneurial ventures.

We have offices in every Australian state as well as in Canberra, representation in Darwin and a national office based in Sydney. Our 180 employees around the country are committed to serving members in CBDs and regional areas.

Our principal activities include conducting professional development programs and events for boards and directors; producing publications on director and governance issues (including books, Company Director and The Boardroom Report), and developing and promoting policies on issues of interest to directors.

Our mission and vision remain at the forefront of everything we do.

Our mission

To be Australia’s pre-eminent organisation for directors, dedicated to making a difference to the quality of governance and directorship.

Our vision

Providing leadership on director issues and promoting excellence in governance to achieve a positive impact for the economy and society.

Our goals

  • To be the centre for governance and directors
  • To be the voice of governance and directorship in Australia.

We strive to lead and demonstrate the value of excellence in governance and to enrich the practise of organisational governance.