How did you become a NED: Interview with Lucy Armstrong

There’s no one-way to become a non-executive director, so asking experienced non-executive directors ‘how did you become a NED?’ can provide a blueprint for your journey to being a non-executive director. As such, NEDonBoard interviewed Lucy Armstrong. Amongst other things Lucy is chair of an angel investment network and non-executive director of a national qualification business.  She was chair of the…

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Homework before applying for, and preparing for, NED roles: interview with a chairman

Insight from an experienced NED and Chairman, Marcus Killick OBE, this interview delves into some aspects of expected homework before applying for, and preparing for, a NED role and is well worth a read for anyone currently on the look-out to take on a new NED role. Marcus is non-executive Chairman of the Gibraltar Stock…

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What does it take to be an effective international non-executive director? An expert view with Frank Lewis

What does it take to be an effective non-executive director, in the UK and internationally? An expert view with Frank Lewis   Note: Recorded in 2016 and edited by the NEDonBoard team in 2021.   Frank Lewis is an experienced chair and non-executive director.   We asked Frank how his expectations of being a non-executive…

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Harness the power of networking to secure non-executive roles – An interview with Geraint Davies CBE FCA

Harness the power of networking to secure a non-executive role – The expert view of Geraint Davies CBE FCA   Note: Recorded in 2016 and edited by the NEDonBoard team in 2021   It’s obvious that utilising the skills you’ve developed in your executive career enables you to add value to boards in a non-executive…

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Getting your first NED role and appropriately preparing – Expert Interview: Maria Harding

Understanding how others go about developing their non-executive career can help create a blueprint to follow, so we interviewed Maria Harding to find out more about her experience and advice. With a background in food & drink and professional services, Maria Harding moved into a portfolio career of NED roles after having her family in…

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Advice for trustees with experienced board trustee Anna Feuchtwang

Advice for trustees with experienced board trustee Anna Feuchtwang   Note: Recorded in 2016 and edited by the NEDonBoard Team in 2021.   With perspective as both as an executive and advisor to charity boards, NEDonBoard interviewed Anna Feuchtwang to find out more about her advice to trustees. Anna is the Chief Executive of the…

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