Honest, Practical & Experienced Advice

CV Review / One to One Session

Searching for more board positions? Let me arm you with a clearer plan, greater confidence, practical advice and a stronger CV.

Board Ready CV Review

I provide a
template & notes, share honest feedback, suggest improvements and mark up your reworked CV, giving you a greater chance of securing an interview.

$195.50 (incl GST) Start the Review

One on One Session + CV Review

After providing you a CV template and notes ahead of time, we video for an hour. I pose a number of questions and then we discuss the strength of your answers. I provide honest feedback on your governance aspirations, suggest changes to your CV and give you practical advice on how to secure board opportunities.

$299 (incl GST) via Skype/FaceTime   Contact Simon


Over 300 happy clients

"This was extremely valuable guidance. Your feedback on my skills and “push” to get out & have more conversations was a confidence boost"
                                                                                                                                 Nigel, Chch

"Your single focus on my profile was very engaging and meant we were able to optimise our time on the important points."               Melanie, Auckland

"Working through my governance CV and your suggestions and comments was the most valuable aspect."                                         Erin, Chch

"It was nice to walk away having someone independent confirm that I had the skills to start down this path and give some good pointers for improvement."   
                                                                                                                          Michael, Auckland                                                                              

"Being the first time I have sat down to any form of interview in the last 18 years, I found the initial 20 minutes really valuable."             Dave, Auckland

Simon Telfer has advised over 300 aspiring and experienced board members. Leaning on 20 years international recruitment experience and appointment of over 70 NZ directors and trustees, Simon is able to offer practical, real world board appointment advice.  He is an approved NZTE governance service provider, facilitator for Governance New Zealand Inc and presented at the Icehouse’s 'Undressing Governance' regional roadshows. Simon is founder of Appoint Better Boards and was co-founder of SpringBoard