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 ...
CSR, corporate social responsibility

22 October, 2018

Why marrying societal impact with financial strategy takes time

After nearly four years as CEO of accountancy firm Grant Thornton, Sacha Romanovitch—one of the first senior female leaders in a major professional services organisation—is to step down and will n...
technology, data

8 May, 2018

How boards can use technology to retain a competitive edge

For many organisations, embracing technology can be the difference between remaining relevant in their market, and being disrupted by new entrants. It represents ...
risk management, business ethics, risk ethics

7 March, 2018

Ethical turn: the welcome marriage of risk management and ethics

Risk managers are flirting with business ethics. Does anyone hear wedding bells? In the wake of the 2007–2009 financial crisis and subsequent rate-rigging, money-lau...
chief executive

26 February, 2018

Investors more concerned than CEOs about cybersecurity

Investors are more concerned about cyber-attacks than chief executives are, according to new research by PwC.
Compliance, regulation

13 February, 2018

Compliance: take it or leave it

Compliance may mean meeting legal or regulatory obligations, but in a corporate setting, compliance is viewed as a cost from both a people and a financial resource perspective. “Essent...
Higgins, The Bored, sustainability

10 November, 2017

The Bored: Higgins on (un)sustainability

There's always a buzzword, isn’t there? Only, this one is here to stay. ...
data, data analytics, technology

6 November, 2017

How technology could transform board evaluations

The government’s planned changes to the UK C...
Corporate governance, board intervention, non-executive directors

14 September, 2017

Corporate governance and the proactive board

Boards are supposed to provide governance and oversight of strategy and activities pursued by senior management. But the approach they take to fulfilling this role can vary considerably. Often, ...
Higgins, The Bored, digital transformation, digital revolution

8 September, 2017

The Bored: Higgins on digital non-transformation

There's an awful lot of talk about the upcoming digital revolution, when our lives will be transformed irrevocably by new technology. And it's change that we all face: changing ways of managing our li...