Expert Interview: Jackie Ballard – What are boards looking for?

Jackie Ballard has had a long and varied career which has encompassed social work, further education lecturing, training, Local Authority leadership, a 4 year stint as the Member of Parliament for Taunton and, more recently, Chief Executive roles at the RSPCA, Action on Hearing Loss and Womankind Worldwide. She has been the Chief Exec at…

Prepare effectively your non-executive interviews and secure an appointment

Prepare effectively your non-executive interviews, ensure success at every step of the recruitment process and secure an appointment   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…

What does a firm want from their NEDs?

What is expected of non-executive directors?   A non-executive director (NED) plays an important part in many organisations. Because non-executive directors aren’t actually employees of a company, they have a unique role that’s slightly different than a traditional executive who is part of the management team.  Whether you’re thinking about becoming a non-executive director or…

What compensation can you expect as a non-executive?

If you are considering becoming a non-executive director (NED or NXD), you probably want to know what the compensation is. Who are the best paid NEDs? For which kind of companies are they working for? What Compensation Can I Expect as a Non-Executive Director? Written by NEDonBoard and edited by Elise Perraud in October 2021…