Welcome to the
Association of Professional Interims

The API is the leading membership organisation in the UK dedicated to representing, promoting and supporting both new and experienced professional interim executives.

Professional Interim Executives are a high impact external resource, usually operating at or near board level on a short-term basis, who utilise extensive proven experience to solve complex problems or deliver solutions to business critical issues fast. Professional Interims diagnose, design, deliver, embed the learning and then disengage.

The API, as the "voice of interims", assures the marketplace of the highest quality of service and professional standards of its Interim practitioners through its stringent entry requirements and its professional code of conduct. The API is a trade association member of the CBI and its strategy with the CBI includes raising awareness with clients across private, public and not-for-profit sectors, of professional interims as a high-end, high-performing external strategic resource.


What we offer

Exposure. Recognition. Opportunity; the opportunity of being a part of the "voice of interims" in the marketplace, representing to clients the kite mark of quality. We also offer members a comprehensive range of money saving and protection products, professional training and development, professional enhancement, and other excellent benefits aimed at both new and career professionals, including:


Induction & Marketing Workshop

Considering being an Interim Manager?

Induction & Marketing Workshop

This practical full-day workshop is designed to help delegates understand the real life of an interim manager, and how to make a fast start into the industry, avoiding many pitfalls and costly mistakes that the unknowing often make. It's highly interactive and very focused on practical skills and relevant knowledge.

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API Members Forum

Join in the debate

API Members Forum

Focus on the real issues and the serious debate affecting interim managers.
Apply to join our Forum now which is open only to members and to API approved providers, participants can have their say, learn from others, and ask and receive advice from experienced colleagues.

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Practical Interim Videos

Practical learning FAST

Practical Interim Videos

Learn directly from seasoned interims who offer tips and advice based on proven experience. Short, sharp 20 to 30 minute videos allow both new and experienced interims to benefit from additional practical skills to help assignment diagnostics and critical on-the-job deliverables.

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Networking Meetings

Professional Standards

Janet Morris, Interim Marketing and Business Development Director, 10 years Interim and founding member of the API.

"The kite mark of quality, professional standards, a range of money saving benefits, professional development and support; why would any serious interim manager not join the API?"

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