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…


Stakeholder engagement: employees

“Employee engagement is increasingly a hot topic in the boardroom and many leaders know that high levels of engagement influences customer satisfaction. The pandemic has changed ways of working and many organisational practices have been adapted. This has significant implications for employee engagement and wellbeing in the short and longer term”,  Mandy Clarke, portfolio non-executive…


Stakeholder engagement: clients and customers

On 30th March 2021, NEDonBoard put customer experience (CX) and stakeholder management at the front and centre of its session. Engaging effectively with stakeholders, of whom clients and customers are an essential group for most organisations, has become business critical, even more so with the global pandemic and the acceleration of digital transformation. Mike Ashton…


Cyber incident preparedness and response

On 16th March 2021, NEDonBoard hosted a cyber security event, focused on cyber preparedness and incident response. We welcomed back the National Cyber Security Center, with whom we organised 4 events in 2020. Insights from NEDs and subject matter experts, Jacob Abboud and Richard Preece complemented the NCSC presentation.   Guest speakers The National Cyber…