NEDonBoard calls for boards to add the required skills and expertise to address the challenges and opportunities created by the COVID-19 crisis

NEDonBoard calls for boards to re-consider their board composition, review their succession plans and reflect on the skills and expertise that have been missing or need strengthening so that organisations are equipped to address the risks, challenges and opportunities that have arisen from the COVID-19 outbreak.   Do boards have the right combination of skills,…

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Non executive director

COVID19 – Need for tweaking the focus of Non-Exec Directors

  The last few weeks have been enlightening in many ways. By their sheer nature, crises are unpredictable, however the one that we are facing currently seems to be pushing all boundaries of unpredictability. Discussions with senior leaders and fellow board members show that the following four main categories should be the focus of most…

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Non-executive directors can play a crucial role in managing crisis

  In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, the role of non-executives came under huge scrutiny. Boards were described as “part of the problem” and non-execs as “poorly trained” and “incapable or unwilling to challenge management”. Things changed. Present non-execs can testify that there’s no shortage of training, particularly as governance standards constantly tighten,…

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Public sector non-executive roles

On 9th April 2020, NEDonBoard hosted a webinar sharing insights on public sector NED roles, featuring a short presentation as well as interviews with experienced public sector NEDs.
This webinar is a must watch for all professionals looking to explore NED opportunities in the public sector and hear about diversity measures introduced by the Cabinet Office to improve the representation of under-represented groups in UK public boardrooms.

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Non executive director

How to recalibrate in a crisis

This week, NEDonBoard is pleased to publish an article written by Michael McQueen about leveraging the Covid-19 crisis to re-calibrate and clarify the fundamentals of the business on which you serve as of non-executive directors and board members.   In the last few weeks, it has seemed that every day has brought yet another piece…

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Protecting the C-Suite and the boardroom from cyber risk

When the top is targeted: protecting the C-Suite and the boardroom from cyber risk   OVERVIEW The online world is getting more and more personal. The ease of collecting personal data via online features such as “cookies” means that businesses are now much better at targeting individuals’ needs and tailoring products and services to best…

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Letter from the NEDonBoard executive team to the NEDonBoard community

Letter from the NEDonBoard executive team to the NEDonBoard community   Dear NEDonBoard members and subscribers,   NEDonBoard has been on the front-foot of the Coronavirus outbreak: we attribute it to the strength and diversity of our team. In the past week, NEDonBoard has adjusted its event programme, adding webinars and online content as well…

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