The Benefit of Board Evaluations – Sharon Constançon

Sharon Constançon is Chief Executive of board evaluations and effectiveness company, Genius Methods; Chief Executive of VALUFIN, a foreign exchange risk management company; Chairman of the South African Chamber of Commerce; and a committee member of the CISI International Committee. Speaking at a recent NEDonBoard panel event, we asked Sharon a couple of questions about characteristics

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NEDs – What it’s like to be on a FTSE 100 / 250 board – Neil Davidson

Having interviewed Neil Davidson, CBE, following a NEDonBoard panel evening, there are some clear skills and considerations which best enable a Board to work effectively in harmony, and NEDs to connect with fellow board members and carry out their role and responsibilities. Following on from Part I, Part II is dedicated to Neil’s great pieces of advice for

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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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What separates excellent NEDs from good NEDs? Part II

Having interviewed FTSE 100 Chairman, Alastair Lyons, CBE, following a NEDonBoard panel evening, there are some clear skills and considerations which best enable a NED to connect with fellow board members and carry out their role and responsibilities.  Following on from Part I, Part II highlights the importance of engaging with the management informally. What

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What separates excellent NEDs from good NEDs?

Having interviewed FTSE 100 Chairman, Alastair Lyons, CBE, following a NEDonBoard panel evening, there are some clear skills and considerations which best enable a NED to connect with fellow board members and carry out their role and responsibilities. What separates excellent NEDs from good NEDs? A: I think the excellent NED is one who really

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Creating a portfolio career: Part 1, 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.   What are the two key factors

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Top NED tips from NED & entrepreneur, Robert Clarke

Robert Clarke is a portfolio NED and entrepreneur.  We asked him what his top three pieces of advice are to being a successful non-executive director….. How did your first non-executive role come about? After successfully managing an exit from my own company – I thought I knew a thing or two and wanted to pass on

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