Insights with the Commissioner for Public Appointments

Insights with the Commissioner for Public Appointments

In┬áSeptember 2021, NEDonBoard welcomed Rt Hon Peter Riddell CBE and Parag Vyas for an insightful and inspiring session on public appointments.   Guest speakers Rt Hon Peter Riddell CBE has been Commissioner for Public Appointments since April 2016, responsible for ensuring that appointments to boards of public bodies are made on merit after fair and…

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…

Non executive director

5 top tips for persuasive and successful applications

Recommendations to write persuasive and successful NED and board applications In this blog, Nicolina Andall, senior solicitor, trustee, NED and public appointee, shares a few tips for writing persuasive personal statements. She sets out here 5 key tips to make your personal statements and application forms really stand out from the crowd.   Solid due…

NEDonBoard event

Securing a public appointment

As part of the NEDonBoard Diversity & Inclusion series for board members, NEDonBoard hosted a virtual event in partnership with the Department for Education to: promote public appointments with the NEDonBoard community of board professionals and non-executive directors; highlight diversity initiatives in place to increase the representation of under-represented professionals on the board of public…

Unlocking the public sector NED opportunity

Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO   What is a public appointment? Public sector NEDs are appointed on the boards of public bodies, government departments or advisory committees. Taking on a public appointment includes joining the board of directors of large public bodies as well as advisory committees, that are made up of lay members,…