boardroom skills

What non-executive director skills are in high demand?

Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO   When applying to board positions, non-executive directors are expected to bring strategic thinking, business, and financial acumen to the table. But what other skills are necessary to be effective? What set of skills, expertise and experiences are currently in demand? How has the global pandemic, digital transformation and…

on-executive director

Charity Governance, Fundraising and Trusteeship

On 20th July 2021, NEDonBoard welcomed Gerald Oppenheim, Shelley Whitehead and Daryl Fielding to discuss governance at charitable organisations, fundraising and trusteeship.   Guest speakers Gerald Oppenheim is Chief Executive of the Fundraising Regulator. He took up the role in July 2018 having been Head of Policy and Communications from January 2016 when the Regulator…

corporate governance

NEDonBoard response to the BEIS consultation on audit and corporate governance reform

Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO   In March 2021, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) launched a 16-week consultation on a set of proposals “Restoring trust in audit and corporate governance”, which closed on 8th July. NEDonBoard welcomed this initiative and the opportunity to implement meaningful changes. We took part in…

Public Sector NED Roles

  On 13th July 2021, NEDonBoard welcomed Dame Christine Ryan DBE and Delroy Beverley for a Q&A session packed with insights and inspiration. The recording is a must-watch for any professional with a public sector appointment or looking to become a public appointee. Both Delroy and Christine provide great recommendations for non-executive directors looking to…

non-executive director

NEDonBoard guidance on effective onboarding of newly appointed board director – Part 2

Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO   Induction refers to the process of onboarding a new director on the board. The objective of the induction programme is to provide the newly appointed director with all the information that he/she needs to be effective in the role and contribute to the sustainable long-term success of the…

Non-executive Director Induction

NEDonBoard guidance on effective onboarding of a newly appointed board director – Part 1

Written by Elise Perraud   Induction refers to the process of onboarding a new director onto the board. The objective of the induction programme is to provide the newly appointed director with all the information that he/she needs to be effective in the role and contribute to the sustainable long-term success of the organisation on…

non-executive director

Why the UK whistleblowing law needs to be amended to include NEDS

NEDonBoard supports the “Let’s fix UK Whistleblowing Law” campaign of UK’s leading whistleblowing charity, Protect. The campaign calls on the government to review the law, the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998, to extend its scope, which currently does not extend to trustees and non-executive directors. To find out more, read on.   Non-Executive Directors are…