What non-executive director skills are in high demand?

What non-executive director skills are in demand?

Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO   When applying to board positions, non-executive directors are expected to bring strategic thinking, business, and financial acumen to the table. But what other skills are necessary to be effective? What set of skills, expertise and experiences are currently in demand? How has the global pandemic, digital transformation and…

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Charity Governance, Fundraising and Trusteeship

Charity governance, fundraising and trusteeship

In July 2021, NEDonBoard welcomed Gerald Oppenheim, Shelley Whitehead and Daryl Fielding to discuss governance at charitable organisations, fundraising and trusteeship.   Guest speakers Gerald Oppenheim is Chief Executive of the Fundraising Regulator. He took up the role in July 2018 having been Head of Policy and Communications from January 2016 when the Regulator was…

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NEDonBoard response to the BEIS consultation on audit and corporate governance reform

NEDonBoard response to the BEIS consultation on audit and corporate governance reform

Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO   In March 2021, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) launched a 16-week consultation on a set of proposals “Restoring trust in audit and corporate governance”, which closed in July. NEDonBoard welcomed this initiative and the opportunity to implement meaningful changes. We took part in the…

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Public appointments: secure your next non-executive role

Public sector NED roles

  In July 2021, NEDonBoard welcomed Dame Christine Ryan DBE and Delroy Beverley for a Q&A session packed with insights and inspiration. The recording is a must-watch for any professional with a public sector appointment or looking to become a public appointee. Both Delroy and Christine provide great recommendations for non-executive directors looking to grow…

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Supplier relationships and Procurement processes Roundtable

Supplier relationships and procurement processes

Agenda Supply chain and operational resilience  What discussions and debates have your boards had to discuss supply chain and operational resilience? How can a board improve its operational resilience through the supply chain? What has been the impact of the pandemic on board discussions and debates? What themes, risks and opportunities have emerged as a…

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Attributes of effective director onboarding

NEDonBoard guidance on effective onboarding of newly appointed board director – Part 2

Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO   Induction refers to the process of onboarding a new director on the board. The objective of the induction programme is to provide the newly appointed director with all the information that he/she needs to be effective in the role and contribute to the sustainable long-term success of the…

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Components of a successful induction process of a new NED.

NEDonBoard guidance on effective onboarding of a newly appointed board director – Part 1

Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO   Induction refers to the process of onboarding a new director onto the board. The objective of the induction programme is to provide the newly appointed director with all the information that he/she needs to be effective in the role and contribute to the sustainable long-term success of the…

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Why the UK whistleblowing law needs to be amended to include NEDS

Why the UK whistleblowing law needs to include non-executive directors

NEDonBoard supports the “Let’s fix UK Whistleblowing Law” campaign of UK’s leading whistleblowing charity, Protect. The campaign calls on the government to review the law, the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998, to extend its scope, which currently does not extend to trustees and non-executive directors. To find out more, read on.   Non-Executive Directors are…

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Demystifying artificial intelligence for the board

Demystifying artificial intelligence for the board

In June 2021, NEDonBoard demystified artificial intelligence (AI) and provided a roadmap and recommendations for board members serving on boards looking to deploy with success.   Guest speakers Mike Bugembe is a bestselling author, international speaker and executive adviser in the world of data, analytics and AI. Working with product leaders from organisations like Facebook,…

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Embedding ESG into strategy Co-hosted with Grant Thornton

Embedding ESG into strategy

In June 2021, NEDonBoard, together with Grant Thornton, hosted an educational event aiming at defining ESG and providing insights into embedding ESG into strategy. Darshita Gillies, portfolio board member and founder and CEO of impact platform Maanch, contributed her expertise and experience to the discussion.   Guest speakers Steve Holt is a partner in Grant…

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