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…

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…

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…

How many NED roles should I have in my portfolio?

The role of the non-executive director (NED) is considered to be critically important. The time commitment associated with a non-executive role is often underestimated. So what is the optimal number of positions for a board professional to discharge his/her duty and be effective? The optimal number of positions will vary from one professional to another…

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…