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
The key to your next NED role is to network with both experienced and aspiring non-exec and board members. Why is this relevant? Often the first people who know of an upcoming NED role are the board members of that organisation. When they are looking for the next position to be filled, you should be on
Insight from an experienced NED and Chairman, Marcus Killick OBE, this interview delves into some aspects of expected homework before applying for, and preparing for, a NED role and is well worth a read for anyone currently on the look-out to take on a new NED role. Marcus is non-executive Chairman of the Gibraltar Stock
Dr Elizabeth Haywood, an experienced NED, shares her top NED tips in this expert interview with NEDonBoard. Also a Partner at Haywood Hain, a consultancy offering specialist skills and advice in executive and non-executive recruitment, management due diligence, media/communications and public affairs, Dr Haywood provides some great insights. How do you become a non-executive director?
It’s obvious that utilising the skills you’ve developed in your executive career enables you to add value to boards in a non-executive director capacity and that networking provides a gateway to being sought for such roles but how does this look in practice? We spoke to Geraint Davies CBE, FCA, to find out about his
As Terry Irwin proves in his Expert Interview, a good network goes a long way…. Terry has held non-executive director positions since 1992 when he was appointed to the board of Holt Lloyd, then a £50 m subsidiary of the Morgan Crucible Group. Since that time he has held several board positions including Chairman of the