The ‘New NEDs’: Evolution or Revolution?

Once an almost honorific title, today’s Non-Executive Directors are a vital element of the Board machine, bringing diversity of thought, unique skill-sets, and decreasing the risks of a Board falling prey to ‘groupthink’ and sleepwalking its way into trouble. It is no surprise that the...

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Board Appointments

01 Aug 2020 - Javier (Francisco) Ferrán Larraz   will start a role as Chairman (Independent NED) Effective Jan 2021 INTERNATIONAL CONSOLIDATED AIRLINES GROUP SA (IAG) 01 Aug 2020 - Tracy Jayne Clarke will start a role as NED Effective 01 Jan 2021 TP ICAP PLC (Tullett...

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Corporate Social Responsibility in the time of Coronavirus

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) often falls to Boards, and can sometimes get overlooked, particularly during a crisis. Yet businesses will be remembered for their responses and behaviour during the coronavirus pandemic for years to come. Large global conglomorates have had CSR departments for years, responding...

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Why be an NED and what does it take?

NORMAN BROADBENT Breakfast event Why be an NED and what does it take?   The Norman Broadbent Group was delighted to welcome more than 50 clients and guests to an informative and enlightening briefing for those wanting to develop a non-executive career.  On our panel were three diverse and highly...

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