Notes from a non-exec

Notes from a non-exec

Things I've learned from being 25 years on boards

This is just a blog of situations I've been in and lessons I've learned. It is not a teach-in on how to be a non-exec.

Topics covered range from what to look at when you are thinking of joining a board, to handling difficult issues that arise, to what to expect if your company gets bid for.

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Risk and governance

Thoughts on corporate governance and how to handle risks

A blog on recent corporate governance changes, lesson that can be learned from failures such as Carillion and Northern Rock, and issues around the audit industry.

Ideas around how boards can look at risk, using ideas developed in the aviation and other 'high risk' sectors.