Team climbing a mountain using collaborative leadership

17 April, 2020

The role of the board in times of distress

The Covid-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc on humanity at an unprecedented scale. Draconian measures governments are imposing in an attempt to “flatten the curve” have triggered a swift and massive e...
world map representing new capitalism, bail-outs

21 January, 2020

How boards can help shape the future of capitalism

Like the captain and crew of RMS Titanic, corporate boards have often been distanced from emerging realities by rank, training and environmental intelligence. But there are early signals that the 2...
Mark Braithwaite, Odgers Berndtson

28 June, 2019

Rapid technological change ‘is disrupting leadership’

At a recent gathering in London, a group of chairs, chief executives and senior managers came together to talk about a book. Written by Mark Braithwaite, the Asia Pacific managing director for global ...
NED Awards

2 April, 2019

Winners revealed of Non-Executive Awards

Sir Anthony Habgood has been named FTSE 100 Non-Executive Director of the Year at an awards ceremony in London. He was joined by Dianne Walker, a non-executive at BAKO North Western group, who won ...
Secret NED, board leaders

5 October, 2018

Sink or swim: board leaders must go on a journey of discovery

Poor old boards. Battered and bruised by issue after issue. Not only do we have the most substantive changes to corporate governance for many years but an environ...
David Styles

12 July, 2018

Flexibility on offer for chairman terms in new governance code

Company chairmen are to be granted flexibility in the UK’s new corporate governance code to be considered independent beyond nine-year terms, according to a senior figure behind the new document. ...