How to become a non-executive director – An expert view with Tracey Bleakley

Expert interview with Tracey Bleakley   Note: the article originally written in 2015 was edited by the NEDonBoard team in October 2021   Tracey Bleakley joined Hospice UK in January 2016 as CEO. Before then was CEO of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners. Her previous roles include Chief Executive of the Personal Education Group…

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…

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What do you need to include in your Non Executive Director (NED) CV?

Writing your non-executive director CV is one of the steps to becoming a non-executive director, which aspiring and transitioning NEDs may underestimate. A good NED CV is a sales document, which outlines your unique value proposition for a board and demonstrates the skills, expertise and experience that a board is looking to recruit.  A well-written…