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Association of Professional Directors IDA - is the largest Russian directors Institute founded in 2002.

Our mission - is to create a professional community of directors and top-managers using best corporate governance practices for sustainable development of companies and society.

Our activity is based on the principles of Integrity and Professionalism. Everyone joining the IDA signs the Charter - a set of ethical and professional standards for director’s activities.

We manage exclusive education and certification programs for directors; create open platforms for communication and networking; assist directors in their career development and in opening up new business opportunities.

The IDA includes more than 1200 directors and executives of public, private and state-owned companies. The Association represents Russia in Global Network of Director Institutes (GNDI), which brings together more than 150,000 directors worldwide. Thanks to GNDI, IDA members have access to international best practices and a network of directors, investors and experts.

Strategic international partner of the Association is IoD UK - an oldest Directors` Institute. Together with IoD, the Association runs IoD Chartered Director in Russia. Since 2008, there are more than 500 graduates of this program.

Since 2012, the IDA conducts qualification course “Independent Director” - an introductory course on good corporate governance and effective Boards performance.

The alumni club operates on a regular basis. This is a platform for exchanging experience and networking.

For over 10 years, IDA, together with the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, the international company PwC, the Moscow Exchange and Sberbank, annually holds the All-Russian Corporate Governance Forum and the Director Of The Year National Award.

Benefits for joining the IDA:

  • Increasing awareness and recognition in the professional community;
  • Special conditions for participation in Russian and international professional development programs, workshops, seminars, meetings of directors and special events;
  • An exclusive director's individual liability insurance policy for an amount of up to 1,000,000 rubles as part of the annual membership fee (its effect extends to 5 companies and covers the positions of the executive management and member of the board of directors);
  • Support in the process of election to the boards of directors of private and public companies;
  • Expanding the range of business contacts for career and business development.

Since 2019, Ljudmila Vysotskaya is the Executive Director of IDA. She is a leading expert in corporate governance and board performance.

Alexander Ikonnikov is the IDA Supervisory Board Chairman. He is a founder of the organization and a leading Russian corporate governance expert (more).

The first Russian director to be named Rising Star of Corporate Governance by the

Millstein School of Corporate Governance and Performance at the Yale School of Management (2010).

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