The non-executive director recruitment process and the role of headhunters

The non-executive director recruitment process and the role of headhunters. Positioning for NED roles and working with executive search firms On 5th April 2022, NEDonBoard invited three of its members to offer insights on the non-executive recruitment process, advice the audience on how to position themselves for non-executive director roles and engage with executive search…

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…

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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What you need to know prior to joining a housing association board

In this blog, Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard’s COO, discusses the NED role in the housing sector. She presents data and insights gained from the jobs board for you to assess the opportunity to join the board of a social housing provider.   What is a housing association? Housing associations are not-for-profit organisations that offer housing to…

Become a school governor as a start to your NED career

Exploring the school governor non-executive opportunity

Start your journey to the boardroom with a school governor role Recommendations and guidance from an experienced school Governor and Chair of Governors   If you are starting your journey to become a non-executive director, you might want to consider becoming a school governor as a first step to building your portfolio career. The jobs…

How to protect yourself effectively against liability risk as a director?

How to protect yourself effectively against liability risk as a director?

How to protect yourself effectively against liability risk as a non-executive director and board member?   On 5th October 2021, NEDonBoard and McGill and Partners co-hosted a session aimed at informing the board member community on the liability risks to which they are exposed as directors and on protection measures and strategies that they should implement.…

What non-executive director skills are in high demand?

What non-executive director skills are in high 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…

Public appointments: secure your next non-executive role

Public Sector NED Roles

  On 13th 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…

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…