Lord Norman Blackwell

1 April, 2021

NED Awards 2021 winners praised for ‘commitment, care and competence’

Lord Norman Blackwell has been named the FTSE 100 non-executive of the year, while Mike Gahir is the Dame Helen Alexander "NED to watch" in the 2021 Sunday Times/Peel Hunt Non-Executive Direc...
Alison Carnwath

9 November, 2020

Dame Alison Carnwath: ‘We’d all rather look into somebody’s eyes’

Dame Alison Carnwath is one of the most respected figures in the City of London. The former chair of Land Securities, where she served for 10 years, Carnwath last year won the Lifetime Achievement Awa...
Alison Carnwath

6 November, 2020

Dame Alison Carnwath on NEDs, nomcos and future-fit boards

Dame Alison Carnwath is a former chair of Land Securities and won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the
notebook on boardroom table

21 October, 2020

What does it take to be an effective non-executive director?

As the pandemic threatens the survival of businesses across the world, boards have had to adapt to new ways of working. Gone are the quarterly meetings and ample time for discussion. Non-executives ha...
John Allan

19 October, 2020

Interview: Tesco chair John Allan on the role of non-executive directors

Tesco’s chair John Allan sees some good coming out of the pandemic. Despite the appalling tragedy playing out around the country and the world, Covid-19 has propelled big corporates to think and act...
Group of colleagues in the sun

5 October, 2020

Nominations open for the Non-Executive Director Awards 2021

Nominations are now open for the
NED Awards 2020 Page Nyame-Satterthwaite

16 April, 2020

NED Awards 2020: ‘It’s the unexpected that really tests us’

Resilience is a key quality when a company enters a moment of crisis like the current pandemic. And that’s when high-quality non-executive directors really count. This year’s Non-Executive Directo...
Jacqui Ferguson, NED Awards 2020

30 September, 2019

NED Awards 2020: ‘Think strategically about how your company adapts’

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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 ...
Sir Roger Carr

29 March, 2019

Sir Roger Carr: What makes a good non-executive?

A lifetime achievement award has the thrill of a corporate Oscar—tinged with a slight sense of concern as a business obituary. Nonetheless—having chaired these awards in the past, and seen prev...