succession planning

Board refreshment and succession planning

Board refreshment and succession planning by Elise Perraud Board refreshment and succession planning are important aspects of the recently introduced UK Corporate Governance Code and Wates Corporate Governance Principles for Large Private Companies. Recruiting the right NEDs is imperative for companies to address complex business challenges, remain competitive, innovate and answer shareholders’ demand for diversity.…

Non executive directors

Principles and guidance for effective risk oversight in a changing world

  NEDonBoard is a supporter of the Risk Guidance Initiative. This blog provides the background to the upcoming round-table meeting held on 26th September 2019. NEDonBoard members interested in participating in the discussion and contributing to the consultation should e-mail [email protected] (1 Fen Court, London EC3M 5BN, 10.30 AM – 12.30 noon).   Written by…

non-executive director

Board Dynamics

  In this week’s blog, we discuss the importance of healthy board dynamics to increase the effectiveness of the decision-making process and create an enjoyable environment in which individual board members thrive. Written by Elise Perraud.   What do we mean by board dynamics and why this is important? Board dynamics are the way individual…


Do you need a Non-Executive Director?

According to NEDonBoard, “Non-Executive Directors challenge, question and monitor the CEO and senior management; they bring an independent perspective to decision-making; they hold senior management to account; they also support and mentor the CEO and senior management. They are a “critical friend” and must act in the interests of the company’s stakeholders (e.g. shareholders, employees,…