Fit-for-purpose: best practices to amend your articles of association

  Reviewing and amending articles of association: best practices and learnings from the NEDonBoard community In August 2022, NEDonBoard hosted a roundtable to draw on the experience of its community with regard to reviewing and amending articles of association. The discussion was chaired by Nicky Heathcote, portfolio NED and board chair.   Introduction Articles of…

Expert interview: the non-executive role on subsidiary boards

  In April 2022, NEDonBoard interviewed portfolio non-executive director Giles Ward to discuss his transition to non-executive directorship and his NED role serving on the boards of several subsidiaries of Chubb, a global provider of insurance products.   Giles Ward: biography Giles Ward is a non-executive director for several companies within the Chubb group (the…

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Expert interview: international perspective on the NED role

In May 2022, NEDonBoard interviewed Nigeria-based CEO and portfolio NED Nkemdilim Uwaje Begho, bringing an international and African perspectives on the non-executive director role. NEDonBoard COO, Elise Perraud, facilitated the conversation and drew a number of similarities between NED roles, governance practices and hot board topics across jurisdictions.   Nkemdilim Uwaje Begho: biography Nkemdilim Uwaje…

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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Harnessing the power of coaching to deliver greater outcomes as board directors

The benefits of expanding your non-executive director bandwidth One of the challenges non-executive directors face is finding that sweet spot where textbook good practice meets experience, and then has to be pragmatically applied within their organisation. The problem lies in the way we’ve been conditioned to operate: linear, rational, predictable processes dominate board discussions, at…

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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…