NEDonBoard event

Securing a public appointment: insights with NEDonBoard and DfE

As part of the NEDonBoard Diversity & Inclusion series for board members, NEDonBoard hosted a virtual event in partnership with the Department for Education to: promote public appointments with the NEDonBoard community of board professionals and non-executive directors; highlight diversity initiatives in place to increase the representation of under-represented professionals on the board of public…

Non executive director

Is public health expertise needed in UK boardrooms? Our answer to the call of the Harvard dean to US companies

Written by Elise Perraud On 16th August, the dean of Harvard’s school of public health, Michelle Williams called on companies to appoint public health professionals on their boards and C-Suite to manage the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, which may hang over businesses for years. Does such a call apply to UK boardrooms, their structure…

NED Diversity

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: Making Your Board Count

Written by Chris Harvey Recent national and international events indicate that significantly greater progress in our society is needed to tackle inequality and discrimination. Despite an ethnically diverse workforce across most NHS organisations, staff from ethnic backgrounds are still more likely to experience discrimination, bullying, harassment, and abuse, and less likely than white colleagues to…