Non executive director

The use of skills matrix in board refreshment and succession planning

Written by Elise Perraud   A skills matrix, also called a competency matrix, maps the required and desired skills for a board to successfully deliver its corporate mission. The skills matrix is a visual tool that clearly identifies the required, available and missing skills and competencies in a board. This is why it is widely used by Nominations Committee in…

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The Parker Review recommendations to increase the representation of under-represented groups, and ours

Written by Elise Perraud On 5th February 2020, the Parker Review published a progress report on the representation of ethnic minorities on FTSE boards. It says that there has been some but limited progress in increasing the representation of people of colour (also referred as BAME in this article) in UK boardrooms and that meeting…

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The implications of the UK Corporate Code for individual professionals as NED

Written by Nicky Heathcote and Elise Perraud   2018 saw the publication of the “shorter and sharper” UK Corporate Governance Code, the introduction of new corporate governance reporting requirements in The Companies (Miscellaneous Reporting) Regulations 2018 and the establishment of the Wates Corporate Governance Principles for Large Private Companies. The regulations and corporate governance provisions…

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Happy new decade! Join the Board revolution. For effective, impactful and modern non-executive directors & board members

Dear fellow board members, Your participation in NEDonBoard activities made 2019 our best year ever, that’s completely thanks to you – our community of NEDonBoard members. So whichever cities you’re reading this from, thank you for being the biggest part of the board revolution. NEDonBoard exceeded nearly all of its targets, (except for one, please…

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