Non-executive 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.…


The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework explained l NEDonBoard

On Tuesday 14th September 2021, NEDonBoard welcomed excellent panelists to provide an educational session on the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework.   Guest speakers Martin Skancke advises sovereign wealth funds on investment and governance issues and is Chair of the Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI). He is a Board member at Storebrand…

on-executive director

Charity Governance, Fundraising and Trusteeship

On 20th July 2021, NEDonBoard welcomed Gerald Oppenheim, Shelley Whitehead and Daryl Fielding to discuss governance at charitable organisations, fundraising and trusteeship.   Guest speakers Gerald Oppenheim is Chief Executive of the Fundraising Regulator. He took up the role in July 2018 having been Head of Policy and Communications from January 2016 when the Regulator…

non-executive director

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…


Demystifying artificial intelligence for the board

On 15th June 2021, NEDonBoard demystified artificial intelligence (AI) and provided a roadmap and recommendations for board members serving on boards looking to deploy with success.   Guest speakers Mike Bugembe is a bestselling author, international speaker and executive adviser in the world of data, analytics and AI. Working with product leaders from organisations like Facebook,…


Embedding ESG into strategy Co-hosted with Grant Thornton

On 8th June 2021, NEDonBoard hosted Grant Thornton for an educational event aiming at defining ESG and providing insights into embedding ESG into strategy. Darshita Gillies, portfolio board member and founder and CEO of impact platform Maanch, contributed her expertise and experience to the discussion.   Guest speakers Steve Holt is a partner in Grant Thornton’s…