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 ...
boardroom success, board skills

9 October, 2018

Harnessing conflict for boardroom success

Having reviewed the operations of thousands of organisations in more than 34 countries, our ongoing research indicates that organisational stewardship of boards has dropped to staggering...
Leadership, success, achievement, team work

28 September, 2018

Resilient leadership: how leaders can survive trauma

Being resilient is not a clean concept, it is a result. Possessing a strong Resilience Quotient, or RQ, means having the ability to work through and survive a traumatic event, as well being able to fa...
athletic leaders, leadership skills, CEOs

19 March, 2018

Inside the minds of ‘athletic’ leaders

Over the past decade, we studied CEOs of companies that thrive within some of the most challenging business environments on the planet. Though...
women on boards, board careers

19 December, 2017

Five attributes of successful board directors

The Davies Review in 2011 identified that there were too few women on corporate boards in the UK. In 2010, only 12.5% of FTSE 100 board roles were held by women. The Review, therefore, threw ...
integrated thinking, integrated reporting

8 November, 2017

Non-execs need the right skills for effective integrated reporting

It is a clear expectation that board members are financially literate and any board using a skills matrix will encapsulate this in some way. But what about an understanding of value beyo...
boardroom meeting, gender diversity, female executives

21 October, 2016

Directors perceive boardroom expectations gap

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