NEDonBoard: Board Expectations, Francesca Ecsery Interview

Francesca Ecsery is a Portfolio Non-Executive Director with 23+ years experience in both blue chip companies and start-ups in the Digital / Retail / FMCG / Leisure travel industries. She has a Special expertise in multi-platform consumer Marketing, Branding and Commercial strategies which deliver growth and profits. Currently NED in a diverse range of listed

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Expert Interview: Andy Leeser

Andy Leeser shares his experience of the similarities and differences between NED roles, what he looks for when joining a new board, learning curves and how he stays current. Andy is an experienced Chairman and NED offering a proven track record and a rare set of insights in improving and realising equity value. He has

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How to Find Your First Non-exec Role

An observation has revealed that a significant amount of well-trained executives have not performed well during the interview process with the nominating committee members of corporate boards. Due to the uniqueness and the specificity involved in a non-exec position, it is worth offering some advice that will increase the chances of you securing your first

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How Does the Board Work? More Simple Than You Think

The board of directors is chosen to act on the behalf of the company’s shareholders in order to manage the daily affairs of the business. Overall, the board is held responsible regarding the shareholders and holds a yearly meeting each year whereby the directors have to give a report to them concerning the company’s performance,

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What do you need to include in your NED CV?

What to include in your NED CV Creating a Non-Executive Director CV (NED CV) is a special type of CV focus. Most CV’s should be limited to two pages but the NED CV often runs 2-4 pages because of the unique requirements of the position. These positions have some unique qualities and require a different

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How to Become a Non-Executive Director?

Whether you are an experienced professional in the industry or a young working professional, you should know that becoming a non-executive director is no walk in the park. Even professionals with decades of experience have to work hard to secure their first appointment in this well sought out role. So, the question is – how

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