Shadowing and Mentoring

Offering shadowing or mentoring opportunities can help potential candidates get a better feel for public appointments and encourage them to apply.

Shaping the boards of tomorrow leaflet page 1 of 2

Shaping the boards of tomorrow leaflet page 2 of 2An accessible version of the shaping the boards of tomorrow leaflet is available here.

In February 2019 the Commissioner hosted a session in conjunction with the Public Chairs Forum, inviting speakers from three different schemes to talk about shadowing and mentoring, and take questions from Chairs of many regulated public bodies.

Links to the website of each organisation and slides from their presentations can be viewed below.

OLMEC – Black on Board


NHS Improvement NExT Director Scheme


Boardroom Apprentice