diversity, board composition

19 November, 2019

CEOx1Day: ‘Valuable perspectives and a fresh way of looking at things’

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gender gap

4 November, 2019

Mind the gap: enabling productive thinking to develop gender balance

Thanks to the tireless efforts of advocates in recent years, few business leaders can now deny the extent and impact of workplace gender gaps. Acknowledging a problem exists is a precondition for solv...
boardroom meeting with diverse board members

15 October, 2019

How companies can develop more diverse boardrooms

Diversity is well-established on the boardroom agenda—but many boards are still far from diverse. The number of women on FTSE 100 boards reached 30.2% in 2018, according to the third report of th...
Jacqui Ferguson, NED Awards 2020

30 September, 2019

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

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financial services CEO, technology

9 August, 2019

Financial services CEOs ‘lack technology expertise’

Do financial services companies need chief executives with a background, or expertise, in technology? As a sector increasingly dependent on advanced technologies to maintain links with its vast cus...
Kester Scrope, Isabelle Mettan-Ure, CEOx1Day, Odgers Berndtson

15 July, 2019

CEOx1Day: Giving future leaders a taste of the top job

'I hope she got a sense of the breadth of a leader’s role' Kester Scrope, CEO of Odgers Berndtson, on his day with Isabelle Mettan-Ure. At Odgers Berndtson we are very privileg...
businesswoman, gender, diversity

10 July, 2019

New threats to ‘diversity of thought’ despite better board composition

“We see some extremely good results. But there are also implications.” So says Dr Elisabeth Marx, a corporate lead...
diversity, BAME

25 February, 2019

Business minister’s intervention on board diversity is long overdue

This weekend we learned that business minister Kelly Tolhurst has written to FTSE 100 chairs calling them out ...
executive onboarding, Fidelio

18 May, 2018

A practical guide to executive onboarding

In a time of rapid change it is clear that boards need diverse skills and profiles in order to maintain a competitive advantage. The same is true at executive committee level. The speed of change has ...