The demand for Non Executive Directors never drops. If anything the competition for these positions increases in times of uncertainty.
Commercial board appointments are appealing for many because they offer an opportunity to build your career and you are likely to be remunerated.
Serving on a government board can give you the opportunity to exercise significant leadership, manage multiple-dollar budgets, and oversee more personnel.
Each sector (Government; Private and Not for Profit) have different sorts of board opportunities and all of which have different degrees of governance responsibilities risk and rewards.
Starting early on developing your board career is great in theory - but what do you do when life gets in the way.