NEDonBoard event

Securing a public appointment

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…

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Non executive director

How boards can address the growing challenge of cyber threats

Written by Akshay Bhargava   When Honda was hit with a crippling cyberattack in early June 2020, the company had to shut down factories worldwide and other crucial operations. This incident demonstrates the challenge facing boards of directors of companies due to ransomware and other cyber threats each day. My company determined that the attack on…

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Non executive director

Cognitive diversity and its value to risk oversight and management

This blog features a conversation between Bryan Foss, a co-founder of the Risk Coalition and a non-executive director and Dr Roger Miles, a researcher and author on human-factor risks, improvement of conduct and related controls. This article should be read in conjunction with the highlights of the Diversity in Risk Thinking event organised by NEDonBoard…

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Cyber security in the time of COVID-19

2020 has been unprecedented year so far as organisations have had to adapt to social distancing and support new ways of working. The COVID-19 outbreak has dramatically increased home working, video conferencing and online operations, increasing the risk of Cyber attacks and has accelerated the digital transformation.

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NED Diversity

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: making your board count

  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 reach positions of…

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Aon

Decision making crucial to navigating through times of uncertainty

The impact of COVID-19 is unprecedented. Most countries were not ready to deal with an event of this magnitude and most businesses could not have anticipated the social and economic upheaval that the pandemic has inflicted. In 2019’s Aon Global Risk Management Survey, the number one risk according to Risk Managers globally was seen as the…

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