What separates excellent NEDs from good NEDs? Part II

Having interviewed FTSE 100 Chairman, Alastair Lyons, CBE, following a NEDonBoard panel evening, there are some clear skills and considerations which best enable a NED to connect with fellow board members and carry out their role and responsibilities.  Following on from Part I, Part II highlights the importance of engaging with the management informally. What

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How do you make yourself visible for non-executive director roles? Build your network!

We regularly get asked, how do you make yourself visible for non-executive director roles?  As such NEDonBoard interviewed expert Michelle Dunne, and experienced professional in Executive Search, Board and C-Suite Appointments at Taggart Search. Connecting business and leaders, Michelle Dunne has more than 15 years’ experience connecting business and leaders. As an executive search consultant

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A Frank Non-Executive Director Interview with Internationally Experienced Frank Lewis

Frank Lewis is an internationally experienced chairman and non-executive director with an impressive resume which is available, alongside non-executive director related articles he has written, to view at his website www.franklewis.co.uk.  For anyone looking for very honest, clearly explained insight into non-executive director and chairman roles, from someone whose non-executive director portfolio career is approaching

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Expert Interview: Benjamin Chilcott

Benjamin Chilcott currently sits on three boards as a non-executive, so we asked him what expectations are placed upon him in his NED roles and how he balances his portfolio career. If you are interested to get a some personal insight into these aspects of a NED role, read on! He is: Non-Executive Chairman at

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Expert Interview: Andy Leeser

Andy Leeser shares his experience of the similarities and differences between NED roles, what he looks for when joining a new board, learning curves and how he stays current. Andy is an experienced Chairman and NED offering a proven track record and a rare set of insights in improving and realising equity value. He has

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How to find the right non-exec for your business

A Good NED Advances the Future of a Business Every board needs a good, level NED. Whilst non-executive directors are not in charge of day-to-day duties, they are vitally important to the corporation or charity’s future because their role is to create long-range plans and policies that will be embedded for years to come. A

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