How to become a Non-Executive Director – An expert view

Recently, Tracey Bleakley, Chief Executive of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners, offered some invaluable advice for candidates aspiring to become a non-executive director. Mr. Bleakley, non-executive director of the Insolvency Service and also a trustee of the Money Advice Trust, which operates the National Debtline and Business Debtline, said applying for the first non-executive…

Finding the Right University, School or Programme for Non-Executive Directors

Finding the Right University, School or Programme for Non-Executive Directors As many non-executive directors know, there is not one programme you can take to become a non-executive director. Non-executive directors often serve on various boards in different industries and organisations. However, there are certain courses every non-executive director should focus on including leadership, management and…

What is the best Governance Framework – and why?

The manner in which a corporate board of directors is governed is directly connected with the industry in which the business operates. However, with that recognised, there are governance framework considerations that transcend both industries and individual corporations. There is a board governance framework that is generally appropriate to virtually any type of corporate enterprise operating…