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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Expert Interview: Michael Wilton-Cox

In this week’s interview, Michael Wilton-Cox provides some invaluable advice for being an effective Non-Executive Director and helps distinguish between roles for private, public and charitable boards. Michael is an experienced board director and has held executive, non-executive, chairman and business advisor roles for the last 26 years. He has private and public sector board

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What are the potential liabilities for a NED?

A non-executive director (NED) is typically an objective, independent, and unbiased individual who provides both a creative and unique contribution in the boardroom. NEDs are expected to concentrate on matters of the board and to stay clear of making any executive decisions. In doing so, they provide a keen insight as well as an independent

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What are the Main Differences for a Non-Exec Working in the Public Sector and Private Sector?

Unfortunately, the topic of the differences between NED’s in the public sector and NEDs in the private sector is not a greatly researched topic. However, it is immensely important to gain an insight into the distinctions between the two roles, subsequently allowing both, boards and non-execs to understand how non-execs may be able to cross

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