Diversity in the Executive Pipeline

An article by Advanced Boardroom Excellence for the LexisNexis Company Secretary’s Review, Vol 38, No. 16, Published on 19 November 2014

In this article Helen Pitcher from Advanced Boardroom Excellence considers the need for diversity in the executive pipeline, and the important role played by non-executive directors.

As we consider the future of boards and reflect on past failings and misadventures it is important to remind ourselves of the capabilities and skills that non-executive directors (“NEDs”) are designed to bring to a company.

External Board Evaluations

An article by Advanced Boardroom Excellence for the LexisNexis Company Secretary’s Review
Vol 37, No. 23, Published on 26 February 2014

Last month a new draft Code of Practice on independent external board evaluations was published. Seamus Gillen from Advanced Boardroom Excellence explains the reason for producing the draft Code, sets out the contents of the Code, and considers what will happen next.