City grandee Dame Alison Carnwath talks about the challenges posed by the pandemic and how boards can adapt to new ways of working.
Dame Alison Carnwath is a former chair of Land Securities and won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2020 Sunday Times NED Awards.
Currently a non-executive at BP and Paccar, audit committee chair at BASF and Zurich Insurance, as well as a trustee at the Economist Group, Carnwath has a ringside seat as companies grapple with managing the impact of the pandemic over the course of 2020.
She talks to Board Agenda editor Gavin Hinks about the operational challenges posed by Covid disruption and the positive impact of the acceleration of new technology, as well as the negative effect on board communication when “informal” venues for b
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