What does it take to be an effective international non-executive director? An expert view with Frank Lewis

What does it take to be an effective non-executive director, in the UK and internationally? An expert view with Frank Lewis   Note: Recorded in 2016 and edited by the NEDonBoard team in 2021.   Frank Lewis is an experienced chair and non-executive director.   We asked Frank how his expectations of being a non-executive…

How do you become a non-executive director and what is then expected of you: an expert view with Benjamin Chilcott

How do you become a non-executive director and what is then expected of you? An expert view with Benjamin Chilcott   Note: Recorded in 2016 and edited by the NEDonBoard Team in 2021   Benjamin Chilcott is an experienced non-executive director. We asked him what expectations are placed upon him in his NED roles and how…

What are the main differences between NED roles in the private and public sectors?

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 understand the distinctions between the roles, subsequently allowing both, boards and non-executives to understand how non-executives may be able to cross the divide that exists in the two different…

Non Executive Director Career: What does the firm need to include in a non-exec agreement template?

There are many benefits to this position including flexibility, authority and convenience. Here are the necessary elements of a non-exec agreement. Non-Exec Director Offers Wider Perspective Firms hire non-execs to offer an outsider vantage point. At times, internal executives can be too timid to offer contradictory viewpoints on corporate issues. A NED can offer a…