As a membership organisation, and the professional body for non-executive directors and board members in the UK, NEDonBoard and our team often receive similar queries and comments. So, what does the NED community often ask us? If you’re looking to become a non-executive director, or are new to the role, the below might help –
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
Some key points to help you raise your visibility and promote your personal brand. By Matt Craven, Founder of The CV & Interview Advisors The Non-Executive Director market is highly competitive and due to the importance of selecting the right NED, organisations rightly perform extensive due diligence on prospective candidates before making a hiring decision.
On the horizon is a New Year, and new possibilities. For some, a non-executive director or portfolio career may be on your agenda for 2018. So, why should you consider a NED role? It depends on why you are looking to engage in the role – here are some reasons. Firstly, it enables you to
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,
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
In looking for non-executive director roles, it’s important to know what value you bring to a board, and what particular experience and expertise a particular board is looking to cover. It’s a common theme, when engaging with those who are looking for a non-executive role, to be hold ‘I’ve got lots to offer a board’.
A physicist by background, Ruth Cairnie has strong strategic and commercial experience gained at Royal Dutch Shell Plc where she held a number of senior international roles. Ruth is currently a non-executive on the boards of Rolls Royce, of Associated British Foods and of Keller Group. It was great meeting and interviewing her following a
Nick Beecroft is a well known figure in the financial services area, with twenty seven years of experience in treasury functions, with NED roles including Senior Independent Director of Crown Agents Bank Limited. He is a member of the credit committee and the audit and risk committees on the boards he sits on and runs his own
Having interviewed Neil Davidson, CBE, NED at Morrisons Supermarket Group and Chairman at Produce Investments PLC, following a NEDonBoard panel evening, there are some clear skills and considerations which best enable a board to work effectively and harmoniously, and for NEDs to connect with fellow board members and carry out their roles and responsibilities. What sets