In March 2019, following a series of meetings with portfolio audit committee board members, NEDonBoard had the pleasure of welcoming Kathie Child-Villiers, Iain Cornish and Mary Hardy to discuss board best practices in relation to audit committee – oversight of internal audit, a recording of which is available to members below.
The information presented to the board of directors in board materials is important. Board papers are the basis of the decisions made in the boardroom. Although NEDs are company directors and have the same responsibilities, duties and liabilities as the executives, they are not in the business day in and day out. As such, they…
This section of the NEDonBoard members learning area includes artificial intelligence (AI) and cyber-security themes for the board.
In September 2018, NEDonBoard hosted a series of roundtable discussions with the experienced portfolio board chairs; committee chairs; NEDs, company secretaries and CEOs. Following this, NEDonBoard hosted a panel discussion sharing some of the key insights from both the round table discussions and personally of the panellists.
The panel discussion was recorded for NEDonBoard members unable to attend, and can be viewed here – a worthwhile watch for any aspirant chair and those experienced in the role looking to continue the learning journey.
A highly recommended video to watch for all board members interested in good corporate governance.
Guest speaker Sir Win Bischoff, Chairman of the FRC, spoke around good corporate governance, and key elements of the new UK Corporate Governance Code (effective from January 1st, 2019). Interviewing Sir Win was portfolio non-executive director, Kathie Child-Villiers.
Engaging with the NEDonBoard community through a Board Best Practice, Succession Planning Series, the following presents a summary for use by the wider NED community.
Following NEDonBoard’s board best practice meeting series with the experienced board community to discuss risk committees in financial services, NEDonBoard produced a white paper and hosted a panel discussion to disseminate key findings with the wider board community. The videoed panel discussion of Board Best Practice – Risk Committee in Financial Services, as well succinct interviews with experienced guest speakers, are available to members.
Engaging with the NEDonBoard community through a Board Best Practice, Audit Committee Meeting Series, the following presents a summary for use by the wider NED community.
In consultation with the non-executive director community, this document aims to identify common features of the role of the NED across different sectors and types of organisation in the UK.