Finding the Right University, School or Programme for Non-Executive Directors

Finding the Right University, School or Programme for Non-Executive Directors As many non-executive directors know, there is not one programme you can take to become a non-executive director. Non-executive directors often serve on various boards in different industries and organisations. However, there are certain courses every non-executive director should focus on including leadership, management and…

What is the best Governance Framework – and why?

The manner in which a corporate board of directors is governed is directly connected with the industry in which the business operates. However, with that recognised, there are governance framework considerations that transcend both industries and individual corporations. There is a board governance framework that is generally appropriate to virtually any type of corporate enterprise operating…

What are the Main Differences for a Non-Exec Working in the Public Sector and Private Sector?

Unfortunately, the topic of 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 gain an insight into the distinctions between the two roles, subsequently allowing both, boards and non-execs to understand how non-execs may be able to cross…

What are the key differences between an executive and a non-executive directors?

In this blog post, we explore the differences between the roles of executive and non-executive directors. An executive director is a member of the board of a firm (or a non-profit organisation) who also has management responsibilities. A non-executive director (NED) is a board member without responsibilities for daily management or operations of the company or…