Expert Interview: Jackie Ballard – What are boards looking for?

Jackie Ballard has had a long and varied career which has encompassed social work, further education lecturing, training, Local Authority leadership, a 4 year stint as the Member of Parliament for Taunton and, more recently, Chief Executive roles at the RSPCA, Action on Hearing Loss and Womankind Worldwide. She has been the Chief Exec at…

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How do you become a non-executive director and what is then expected of you: an expert view with Benjamin Chilcott

How do you become a non-executive director and what is then expected of you? An expert view with Benjamin Chilcott   Note: Recorded in 2016 and edited by the NEDonBoard Team in 2021   Benjamin Chilcott is an experienced non-executive director. We asked him what expectations are placed upon him in his NED roles and how…

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Expert Interview: Peaches Golding

Connecting with experienced non-executive directors is good practice to understanding the reality of becoming and being an effective non-executive director. Peaches Golding OBE is just such, being an experienced non-executive director in regulated and unregulated businesses operating in the media, healthcare, education, tourism and charitable sectors.  She became England’s first black High Sheriff (an appointment of…

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