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What you need to know prior to joining a housing association board

In this blog, Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard’s COO, discusses the NED role in the housing sector. She presents data and insights gained from the jobs board for you to assess the opportunity to join the board of a social housing provider.   What is a housing association? Housing associations are not-for-profit organisations that offer housing to…

Become a school governor as a start to your NED career

Exploring the school governor non-executive opportunity

Start your journey to the boardroom with a school governor role Recommendations and guidance from an experienced school Governor and Chair of Governors   If you are starting your journey to become a non-executive director, you might want to consider becoming a school governor as a first step to building your portfolio career. The jobs…

Most executives who want to become non-executive directors are unlikely to become one. Here is why:

Written by Jean-Philippe Perraud, NEDonBoard General Director. Over the last 4 years, I’ve met with numerous aspiring non-executive directors. I came to this conclusion: it is probable you will never be a non-executive director. Assuming you show an interest in NEDonBoard or you contact me, here are the rough probabilities you can use as a…

Why Bring a NED on Board?

From the boards of small businesses and charities through to public organisations and listed companies, non-executive directors can add a wealth of experience, governance and independent perspective to enable the management to focus on the best direction of the business for the benefit of the organisation’s stakeholders. As portfolio non-executive director and chairman Frank Lewis…

Annemarie Durbin Nedonboard

Where do new non-executive directors often go wrong? NED Expert Interview with Annemarie Durbin

Having interviewed Annemarie Durbin , following a NEDonBoard panel evening, there are some clear considerations which best enable a Board to work effectively in harmony. From building relationships with the key stakeholders and management team to understanding culture dynamics in order to make a positive impact in any organisation. Following on from last week’s first part,…

For The Aspiring Non-Exec: Commonly Asked Questions

As a membership organisation which hosts and participates in a multitude of non-executive director dedicated interviews, meetings and events each month, our team at NEDonBoard has excellent insight into the many pertinent questions on the minds’ of experienced and aspiring non-executive directors. From aspiring non-executive directors, common questions include: What does the role entail? How…