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…

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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…

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NEDonBoard supports Maanch Coronavirus Response Fund, to Boost Covid-19 Related Philanthropy

NEDonBoard, the professional body for non-executive directors and board members in the UK, collaborated with Maanch to donate 15% of their new membership sign-ups during the period of the lockdown. “As a community of senior executives, we wanted to contribute responsibly during these challenging times. Maanch came as a natural fit for their focus on…

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