non-executive director

How to become an effective non-executive director

How to become an effective non-executive director In this note, Elise Perraud, Chief Operations Officer of NEDonBoard, explains how to become an effective non-executive director (NED). The note answers frequently asked questions about the role and importance of NEDs, the compensation that NEDs receive and outlines the benefits of starting your journey to non-executive directorship…

digital transformation

Digital transformation: your role as a non-executive and board member

Written by Elise Perraud   In this blog, we discuss the digital transformation of businesses and the responsibilities of boards and non-executive directors in (i) developing their knowledge and skills and (ii) ensuring that their boards have suitable expertise, for the sustainable long-term success of their organisations. Digital transformation refers to the use of technology…


Cyber Security for SMEs

On 8th December 2020, NEDonBoard welcomed Hannah H. and Chris from the National Cyber Security Center and Jason Hart, CEO at Fresh Security.   The National Cyber Security Centre is an organisation of the United Kingdom Government and the UK’s independent authority on cyber security. They help to make the UK the safest place to live and…


What are the benefits of NED training courses?

NED training empowers new and established non-executive directors to maximise their potential. NEDonBoard explains the benefits of enrolling onto one of our NED training courses. Continuous professional development (CPD) is a concept that is just as crucial for aspiring and established non-executive directors (NEDs) as it is for graduate new hires. That is because the…


What NEDs Need to Know About Whistleblowers

Board directors need to ensure effective oversight of their firm’s whistleblowing arrangements. If handled badly, a whistleblowing issue can result in significant reputational and financial damage for an organization. NED Oversight of Whistleblowing Arrangements: Financial Services and Insurance Industries In the financial services and insurance industries, board oversight of firms’ whistleblowing arrangements has been embedded…