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NEDonBoard: Board Best Practice® The Role of the Audit Committee, Overseeing Internal Audit

March 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

As a non-executive director, board member and chair, it is important to strive for best practice and continue your learning of the role you are in.

This panel event centers around NEDonboard Board Best Practices® identified by the experienced NEDonBoard audit committee community, and is highly relevant to any board member who holds an audit committee role, or who is looking to do so.


  • Panel Chair: Jonathan Hayward, Co-founder of Independent Audit Limited, one of the UK’s leading Board Evaluation advisory firms.  Jonathan has many years’ experience of reviewing Boards, Audit Committees and Internal Audit functions and is a former Audit Committee Chairman of a foreign owned bank.
  • Kathie Child-Villiers, Chair of the Audit Committee of Utilitywise, NED at Bank pf Montreal Capital Markets Ltd and Chair of the board of Constantine Group Ltd
  • Iain Cornish, Chair of St. James’s Place Wealth Management, member of the Audit Committee of Arrow Global Group plc and Treasurer of MacMillan Cancer Support, former CEO of Yorkshire Building Society and former independent director of the PRA
  • Mary Hardy, Audit Committee Chair of Sensyne Health plc, Oil and Gas Authority and Royal Navy; Audit Committee Member of Commonwealth Games Federation; Audit and Risk Committee member of Chartered Accountants Benevolent Association and NEDonBoard member

To whom this event is intended:

Our events are designed for, and will most benefit, non-executive directors, board members, business leaders and executives operating at or near board level. Your board level peers are often the first to know of upcoming roles within the organisations they work for – come and meet them as making the most of engaging at our events is an important aspect of developing your board level career.



Hear what those who have attended NEDonBoard events previously have to say:

NEDonBoard testimonials


About NEDonBoard:

NEDonBoard is the Professional Body for non-executive directors – should you have any valuable knowledge to share with your fellow NEDs you can highlight this to Liv Noble ([email protected]) in advance of the event.



Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

[email protected] is the easiest way as we love to keep a record. Liv Noble is our event manager, [email protected].

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes, as long as you update the details before the event. There is a security check at the entrance of the building. We need all names before the event.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, just send us an email: [email protected]

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes or your ID.

How many attendees?

Our events are designed for 40 to 70 attendees.

What will be the format of the evening?

Welcome drinks will be provided at 6:45pm, with the panel discussion commencing at 19:15.  Following this there will be opportunity for Q&A and networking with your board level peers.

Can I participate if I am not a NEDonBoard member?

Yes, you can attend events as a non-member. Our events are designed for, and will most benefit experienced non-executive directors, and board members. If you are serious about your non-exec career then we recommend you join NEDonBoard. You need to apply here: https://www.nedonboard.com/ 

How do I become a NEDonBoard member?

You need to apply at http://www.NEDonBoard.com. We reviewed each profile individually, the process can take up to 24h.


Tower Bridge House, St Katharine's Way
St Katharine's & Wapping, London E1W 1DD United Kingdom