About the ICD

About the ICD
With 15,000+ members and a network of 11 regional chapters from coast to coast, the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) is the voice of Canadian directors and boards. As a national, not-for-profit association, we provide top-quality education, advocacy and thought leadership, and governance resources to strengthen director performance. Learn more about what we do.
Our purpose
To improve trust and confidence in Canadian organizations by developing and activating directors.
Our strategic goals
To build better boards that make better decisions for a better Canada.
Lead with us
We are the only globally recognized director organization in Canada, and we strive to develop informed, prepared, ethical, connected, courageous and engaged leaders. Our vibrant member community welcomes seasoned and emerging directors who serve on boards of for-profit, not-for-profit and Crown corporations, as well as C-Suite and senior executives who aspire to do so.

Read our new strategic plan.
Shared Wisdom
Lasting Impact
Advocating for our Members
Advancing directorship internationally
Learn about the ICD Fellowship
What our members are saying:
“The ICD Directors Register served to broaden our network of potential candidates and connected us with qualified directors who we might otherwise not have come into contact with.”
Ken Stickland, Chief Business Development Officer, TransAlta and Director, Trinidad Drilling