Attributes of effective director onboarding

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…

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Demystifying artificial intelligence for the board

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,…

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Embedding ESG into strategy Co-hosted with Grant Thornton

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…

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Stakeholder engagement: employees

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…

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Stakeholder engagement: clients and customers

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…

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Cyber incident preparedness and response

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…

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Gender diversity and balance in UK boardrooms: celebrate progress but remain alert

Gender diversity and balance in UK boardrooms: celebrate progress but remain alert

Written by Elise Perraud The 2020 Hampton-Alexander report evidenced progress in achieving higher representation of women on boards and female directors but there are 5 reasons why board members and NEDs should remain alert.   Fifth and final Hampton-Alexander Review The 2020 report of the Hampton-Alexander Review was published end of February. This is the…

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Data for the Board

On 23rd February 2021, NEDonBoard had the pleasure of welcoming three subject matter experts and non-executive directors to talk about data and data governance. (NEDonBoard members can view a recording of the presentations from our guest speakers on the topic).   Guest speakers Chris Morecroft is the Managing Director of ValidDatum, Data Protection Officer and…

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