Boardroom Dynamics and Challenges – From a Chairman and NED Point of View

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

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Aspiring NEDs – know your game plan!

Having a NED plan for your first role is an excellent way to launch and achieve success in your NED career.  It should also ensure that you set yourself up well for future NED roles that you may also like to take on. The process can take time, involve much thought, planning, and of course

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Boardroom Diversity

A recent article by The Guardian, highlighted a panel discussion around recent developments in board diversity.  Of note it focused on conversation around the the movement away from what may have previously been considered the ‘typical NED’, and increase in female NED representation and those from an ethnic minority background. However, more than this, boards are

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Creating a portfolio career: Part 2, by Marianne Macdonald

Jan 2017 This article is written by Marianne Macdonald, a NEDonBoard NED Ambassador, expert in non-executive director placement, and as Founder of Non-Executive Directorships Consulting, she is now focused on helping senior individuals from all sectors and backgrounds gain a NED role or create or jumpstart a portfolio career.   Continued from Part 1….. How

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Routes to becoming a non-executive director

As part of our expert interview series, NEDonBoard has interviewed nearing 30 NEDs. Having asked the question ‘how did your first non-executive director role come about’ it is evident there are a number of tried and tested routes to becoming a non-exec. For some, having become known for a particular skill set, successfully completing a

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