NEDonBoard Corporate Governance

NEDonBoard’s Response to the FRC Consultation on the Revised UK Corporate Governance Code

The FRC has invited interested parties to respond to the Consultation by Wednesday 28th February.  NEDonBoard has coordinated a response on behalf of its members and community. NEDonBoard focused its response on Part 1 of the consultation related to the UK Corporate Governance Code and Guidance on Board Effectiveness Questions. We acknowledge that the FRC will publish on…

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…

Role, responsibility and what to review when joining a board – Expert Interview: Nick Beecroft

If you are interested to know more about the role and responsibilities of non-executive directors, as well as what to review prior to starting a new role, the following interview with Nick Beecroft will prove insightful. Nick holds three NED positions in financial institutions, one as Chairman, one as Senior Independent Director, and memberships of…

Expert Interview: Peaches Golding

Connecting with experienced non-executive directors is good practice to understanding the reality of becoming and being an effective non-executive director. Peaches Golding OBE is just such, being an experienced non-executive director in regulated and unregulated businesses operating in the media, healthcare, education, tourism and charitable sectors.  She became England’s first black High Sheriff (an appointment of…

Invaluable advice from experienced board member Michael Wilton-Cox

In this 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 30 years. He has private and public sector board experience…

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…