In April 2022, NEDonBoard interviewed portfolio non-executive director Giles Ward to discuss his transition to non-executive directorship and his NED role serving on the boards of several subsidiaries of Chubb, a global provider of insurance products. Giles Ward: biography Giles Ward is a non-executive director for several companies within the Chubb group (the…Details
Artificial Intelligence in the board In June 2022, NEDonBoard hosted Sue Turner OBE and Markus Krebsz to share their AI governance expertise, focused on the use of AI to accelerate boards’ ESG journey and build sustainable business. We discussed the opportunities and risks created by artificial intelligence, the need for robust AI governance that incorporates…Details
In May 2022, NEDonBoard interviewed Nigeria-based CEO and portfolio NED Nkemdilim Uwaje Begho, bringing an international and African perspectives on the non-executive director role. NEDonBoard COO, Elise Perraud, facilitated the conversation and drew a number of similarities between NED roles, governance practices and hot board topics across jurisdictions. Nkemdilim Uwaje Begho: biography Nkemdilim Uwaje…Details
Human rights across the supply chain: an area of ESG focus for boards and non-executive directors On 26th April 2022, NEDonBoard had the pleasure to host an esteemed panel to discuss human rights across supply chains, with the participation of Cherie Blair CBE QC. The event was hosted by Grant Thornton. Guest speakers Cherie…Details
Protecting human rights and the environment: essential ESG items on the board agenda when it comes to building sustainable supply chains Supply chain sustainability is critical to organisations doing business responsibly, solving societal challenges and protecting the planet. The legal landscape is evolving fast. This means that organisations of all sizes, across all industries will…Details
The non-executive director recruitment process and the role of headhunters. Positioning for NED roles and working with executive search firms On 5th April 2022, NEDonBoard invited three of its members to offer insights on the non-executive recruitment process, advice the audience on how to position themselves for non-executive director roles and engage with executive search…Details
Whilst many organisations have undergone significant Digital Transformation, how many have truly optimised Digital Transformation of the board itself?
On Tuesday 8th March 2022, NEDonBoard welcomed insights from OnBoard on 2021 and 2022 trends through their board effectiveness survey, including how digital transformation of board operations is enabling boards in some expected and unexpected ways….
On 22nd February 2022, NEDonBoard invited the Better Business Act campaign to its agenda. NEDonBoard is a signatory to the campaign which objective is to amend section 172 of the Companies Act to ensure that every organisation puts balancing people, profit, and planet at the centre of the purpose and responsibility of their directors.…Details
Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO The pandemic and its consequences on our ways of working, pressure to tackle climate change and social inequalities, call for greater diversity in the workplace are some of the challenges (and opportunities) that boards face. These challenges are fast evolving and require new leadership and specialist skills,…Details