The first step into getting on corporate boards is to be able to brand yourself as a board candidate.

Learn more about our professional board profile writing program overview.


Advancing into the first or subsequent board directorship can be grueling and time-consuming. The journey can be even more frustrating if you don’t understand the way board appointments are made.

So, do your Board CVs make a difference? Yes, they do! They can get you appointed.
Phase 1
Phase 2
Personal Coaching & Final Review
Phase 3
Board Insights & Network Boost
Phase 4
Board Opportunities

It’s no longer enough to be the executive who delivers results. It’s about being the non-executive who understands the implications of those results.

A well-written Board profile can help demonstrate that you are capable of making this mindset shift.
Professional Board Profile Writing Masterclass Outline

1 - Getting Started
Defining one’s board goals – What kind of board seat are you after? Think vision, strategy, stakeholders and long-term agendas. Who do they need in that seat? Why?

2 - Format & Guidelines
How a Board CV differs from an Executive CV.

3 - Art of Articulating
How to highlight your accomplishments in a strategic manner, without understating yourself or bragging.

4 - Opening Statement
With one minute or less to get the reader’s attention, a strong summary that does you justice is crucial.

5 - Common Mistakes
Common mistakes made and how to avoid them.

6 - What Board Want vs. What You Offer
Emphasize relevant experiences that support your value statement as a board member.
You will get an external expert to guide you through the process with reflective questions that will enable you to articulate with much improved clarity.
  • If I am not considering a board position soon, can I join the session?

    The Masterclass is highly recommended for those who are considering leadership roles at board or management level. For board positions, the emphasis will be on governance and strategic executive experience in the context of your strategic contribution to the Board.

  • Would a 3-hour masterclass be sufficient for a board profile writing?
    Become a CnetG Executive Search Consultant

    The Company: CnetG Asia and IRC Malaysia and Thailand
    Location: Petaling Jaya, Selangor (Malaysia)
    As an industry leading professional, CnetG Asia offers you the opportunity to take your career to new heights.

    We are respected for delivering innovative Executive Search solutions, consultative services and diversity practices to many of the region’s top companies.

    We have a dynamic team that allows everyone to grow by capitalizing on our knowledge and expertise. We invest in training and development as we believe that the Executive Search domain is always evolving, presenting new challenges and opportunities.

    Our Consulting Structure is based on Practice Areas that include Banking & Financial Services, Energy, Pharmaceutical, FMCG and Commercial Practice that includes HR, Finance, Legal and Supply Chain. Our expertise is in delivering solutions – internationally – from middle management to top “C Level” Leaders… from Associates to Partners, from Analysts to Managing Directors.

    We are partner firm of the world’s largest global executive search alliance IRC Global Executive Search Partners with partners in more than 45 countries across the globe. Supporting gender & diversity practices we are founding member of the Malaysian Women in Energy and the only executive search firm that is member of the Malaysian 30% Club.
    The Masterclass will focus on the framework and content articulation. A Pre-Masterclass Assessment will help in self-reflection. The Masterclass will enable you to reflect on your profile, define your board aspirations and transform your executive resumes to reinforce your potential contribution as a Non-Executive Director.
  • How is the format of the masterclass?

    It will consist of sharing of experiences, translating of those experiences into value-added contributions to the board, basic concepts and do’s and don’ts. It will involve self-reflection and also open interaction with other delegates in the room. Depending on individual preference, we also offer additional coaching sessions.

What participants say about our Masterclass...
“Other than providing splendid networking opportunity with those having similar aspirations, the course is worth the value. It gave concise and precise guidelines on how to highlight past experiences and achievements in the most professional way, with a business dimension.”

– CFO, Energy Industry

Join our Board Program Profile Writing MasterClass and learn to succinctly articulate your visionary leadership, executive experience, expertise and distinctive traits to land yourself that board seat!
For inquiries on fee and registration please contact us below.
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    Business Director APAC, 
    United Caps
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    Unilin B.V.
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    Regional HR Manager, 
    Alstom Power Generation Asia Pacific
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