Company Director Search

As a business, knowledge is power. If you want information on the people you are dealing with (or, indeed the people you want to deal with) then the more you know about them, the better your decisions can be. This is where our Director Search enables you to move your business forward.

Company Directors are individuals appointed to look after a company. They are often the people you want to speak to when you are looking to make new connections with suppliers, customers or strategic partnerships. And it follows that the more you know about them, the better you can make that connection. A Director Search lets you know who you want to contact and how to contact them. Perfect for that initial introduction.

Company Director Search

Director Check

If you are starting a new business relationship with another company then you want to know a few things. Trust and consistency are key indicators that you are getting into a partnership with the right people. And at the core of that is the directors. DataGardener has an in-depth Director Search function that lets you find out about the past history of UK directors. This allows you to build a profile and see if they are the kind of people you want to work with. Save time, money and potential heartache by letting us take the strain. Access our Director Search facility and find out the information that matters before you jump in.

You don’t have to make decisions blindly any longer. Speak to us and find out all you need to know before making those crucial business decisions. They say it is better to be safe than sorry. When it’s your money and your livelihood involved, this has never been truer.

If you are looking to search for a UK director, we can provide information including the name, director service address, month and year of birth, nationality. We can also provide information on company directors including current and previous directorships, dates they were appointed, duration of active directorships and function in each of those companies.

How to search for a UK Company Director?

The main thing you want as a business is to know you are dealing with the right people. But that isn’t always easy. Companies are shrouded in secrecy – the more secret the bigger they get. You want access to information about the directors of a company for one of two reasons –

1. To ensure that you know who you are dealing with.
2. To contact new prospects.

And we know the one thing you want for both is detailed information. How successful is it calling into a business asking to speak to ‘the person in charge?’ Not very…

That is why at DataGardener we have complied the kind of detailed information that can help you make the right decisions. You know, those decisions backed by information. We delve deep so you don’t have to. Our Director Search function gives you names, addresses, month and year of birth and nationality. Start to build up a profile of the people you are either dealing with or want to deal with.

What is more, you can interrogate our database, taken from the official register of directors. This means that you can search the data in several different ways. Look at the data and find the right people. It puts the power at your fingertips.

Director name search

Director Name

You can search our online database containing information about thousands of UK directors. If you want to search for a director by his or her name, then just enter the name of the director you are looking for. When you find the right person, click on the ‘View Report’. You just need to create an account for yourself with DataGardener. Then just log in and get full access to the director report.

Director Occupation

Search our directorship database by the director’s occupation. We have director information categorized based on their individual occupation such as a solicitor, consultant, engineer, manager, chartered accountant, accountant, finance director, and so on. Get all the key details about each of them in the exclusive director reports produced by DataGardener.

Search by Director Occupation
Search by Director Role

Director Role

We also have a director search facility available with filters such as director role. Search and find the director you are looking for by entering the role of the particular director. The role can be Company Secretary, LLP member or designated member, Judicial Factor, Manager or a member of Administrative Organ, and many more. Search by director role and explore real-time data, statistics, and insights on millions of UK directors.

Director Country

With DataGardener’s director search service, you can also customize and tailor your director search based on the country they belong to. Our online database holds directorship information from all the major countries of the United Kingdom. For instance, you can view director reports categorized by directorship from Scotland, England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

Search by Director Country
Related Companies and Directors Search

Related Companies & Directors

Many directors have connections with other supervisors and businesses as well. Understanding relation among them will give a wider perspective of the goodwill of concerned person in the market.

Keeping this in mind, we provide the database of the directors and companies to which the person of interest is correlated. Our Relations Tree Graph gives a tabular/graphical view of the same data to make it more interesting.

Relationship Tree

With our relationship tree, you have a visual representation of how a Director is linked to other companies and directors and how those are related to many others, in the form of a graphical chain to make it more interesting and easy to understand.

Check the details of those companies and directors by directly clicking on their names in the graphical view and get the details of that selected party. You can keep going and going to see understand those relationships.

How are director connected?

DataGardener Director Reports


Running a director search with DataGardener will provide you with a comprehensive director report that shows the director’s personal details, current and past data relevant to his or her directorships. It will also inform you if the director is reputable, has been disqualified in the past or not, and if so, then the reason for disqualification. It will also include the date they were disqualified as a company director along with the end date of disqualification (if applicable).

Hence, a director report will tell you about the present and past appointments held by a particular director. It further shows you details about the previous companies (the company names, numbers, present status, etc.)  he or she was linked with. Thus, you can get useful insights from our director checks.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

What is a Company Director?

A company director is a person responsible for running that particular company. He or she is accountable for the company’s credibility, liability and business viability. A director carries out his or her duties towards the company under certain rules. For instance, they must act in the company’s interests and not in their own interest. They must operate the company based on the rules stated by the company’s article of association.

What Is a Director Report?

A director report is a form of digital or physical documentation of an individual person who is listed on a company’s active directory. This report includes the director’s relevant personal details (e.g., name, date of birth, nationality, address, etc.) along with details about their current and past company directorships.

What Is Information Included When I Check A Director?

A director report will include the following director information:

  • Name
  • Title (if available)
  • Honors (if available)
  • Address
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality
  • Full list of current directorships
  • Full list of previous directorships

The directorship listing will include the following information:

  • Date appointed
  • Function within the company
  • Company number
  • Company name
  • Company status
What Is the Source Of Director Information?

The director information you get from our director reports is directly sourced from Companies House. As per the Companies Act UK, Companies House must have information about UK limited companies. Change of directors in such a company is also documented in Companies House public records.

Will The Reports Be Sent To Me By Email?

The director reports can be viewed and downloaded in PDF format if you have a DataGardener account.

Can I See a full list Of Directorships For A Director?

The director reports provided by us includes a full list of the current and previous directorships for a specific director.

Will The Director Know That I Have Searched For Information On Them?

No. Running a director check with DataGardner is completely anonymous. The name or identity of the person who is carrying out the search is not disclosed.

How Can I Track Companies of Directors I am interested In?

In the director’s report, you will find information on the director’s current and past appointments with the companies he or she has been linked with. The company names will be shown . You can click on the individual company names from that list to track each of those companies.

If you are looking for connections between directors and other companies then our Meet Up functionality will be particularly interesting to you since it allows you to enter the name of a company director as a start point and another as an end point – if there is a link through common directors, no matter how obscure, then we can show you how they are connected.

This is interesting for two things – being prepared for business meetings where you can demonstrate you have done your ‘homework’ as well as due diligence and understand how companies are linked.

Do Director Reports show disqualified directorships?

Yes, our director reports include all directorship details, including any previously disqualified directorships a person might have.

Can I Remove A Company or Director Report From Your Site?

Yes, our director reports include all directorship details, including any previously disqualified directorships a person might have.

How to find A Director?

You can use our search functionality to search a director by their name, role, nationality, active status or occupation.

How to get director details of a company?

You simply navigate to the company page by entering the company name or company registration number and look at the ‘directors’ tab where you’ll see details of all current and previous directors including name, title, nationality, month and year of birth and age.

How do I find a company's shareholders and shareholder information?

You simply navigate to the company page by entering the company name or company registration number and look at the ‘shareholders’ tab where you can see the name of the name of the shareholder, share type, share count, percentage of total shares and nominal value.