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Nominations and Succession Committee

Outline of the responsibilities of the Nominations and Succession Committee.

(a) To make recommendations to the Board of Trustees for the appointment of:

  • The President
  • The Honorary Treasurer

(b) To make recommendations to the Board of Trustees, taking into consideration the required skill-set, for the nomination of Deputy Presidents, Vice-Presidents and ordinary members of the Board of Trustees.

(c) To recommend to the Board of Trustees, for approval, the appointment from among the Trustees of the Chairmen of the Main Boards and the Committees reporting to the Board.

(d) To recommend to the Board of Trustees, for approval, the appointment of members to the Main Boards and the Committees reporting to the Board.

(e) To ensure that the diversity of Board and Committee members reflects the distribution of members worldwide.

(f) To ensure that young professionals are adequately represented on the IET’s Boards and Committees.

(g) To monitor the nomination and election process for the main Boards and Council.

(h) To monitor the lists of potential candidates with appropriate skills, experience and personal characteristics, in conjunction with Board and Committee Chairmen, and to maintain succession plans for key positions.

(i) To undertake an annual review of the skills, experience and personal characteristics required for each Board, in conjunction with Board and Committee Chairmen, and to identify gaps to be filled.

(j) To create and manage a list of suitably qualified members who might be future candidates to serve on the Board of Trustees, Main Boards and Committees reporting to the Board.

(k) To make recommendations to the Board of Trustees for the provision of an appropriate programme of training and mentoring for the members of Boards and Committees.

(l) To make recommendations to the Board of Trustees for the election of Honorary Fellows.

(m) To advise the President when considering those to be nominated for honours and awards made by other bodies.

(n) To consider other matters referred to it from time to time.

(o) To report to the Board of Trustees.