A non-executive portfolio combining trustee and NED roles

  Insights with portfolio non-executive director and NEDonBoard member Alison Graham   In this blog article, NEDonBoard explores the role of a trustee and outlines the similarities between a trustee role and non-executive director role. Elise Perraud interviewed Alison Graham to assess her personal views on the opportunity for, for example, a pension scheme trustee…

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Supply chain risks: What could ongoing supply chain changes mean for NEDs?

Three ways non-executive directors can help the board to manage supply chain risks and consequences Are human rights, slavery and supply chain issues inextricably linked, or are they separate to each other? Where do distinctions need to be drawn and what are the big issues to worry about? This is a complex area that requires…

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Adding a non-executive role to a pension scheme trustee portfolio

  What are the differences between pension trustee and NED? Can a pension trustee be a non-executive director? In this blog article, NEDonBoard explores the role of the pension scheme trustee and outlines the similarities between the roles of pension scheme trustee and non-executive director. Both roles sit well in a portfolio of board positions.…

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Optimising Board Effectiveness - a technology lens

Optimising board effectiveness: a technology lens

Whilst many organisations have undergone significant Digital Transformation, how many have truly optimised Digital Transformation of the board itself?
On Tuesday 8th March 2022, NEDonBoard welcomed insights from OnBoard on 2021 and 2022 trends through their board effectiveness survey, including how digital transformation of board operations is enabling boards in some expected and unexpected ways….

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Cultivating a healthy culture: the role of boards and how internal audit can support them

  With organisations across all sectors faced with significant challenges in attracting and retaining talent, it has never been more important for boards to ensure they focus on cultivating and embedding a healthy corporate culture. This should include ensuring that workplaces are more, equal, diverse, and inclusive to boost productivity and enhance employee well-being. Spearheading…

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Decisive boardroom actions in a geopolitical crisis

Decisive boardroom actions in a geopolitical crisis

  The NEDonBoard community has been shocked by the decision of Russia to invade Ukraine.   Taking actions as non-executive directors and board members As NEDs and board members, you are responsible for taking decisive actions that are reflective of the values, principles, and ethics of the organization(s) on which board you serve and that…

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Winning the competition: non-executive director skills in high demand

  In the last few years, the Board Director practice has been moving away from end-of-career thinking to a professional career role with specific non-executive director skills the candidates must acquire and develop. Although almost any professional can be appointed as a non-executive director, the role is complex. It entails important responsibilities that must be…

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