CFO NED
Recruitment, The Value of NEDs

Making the Transition from CFO to NED

There are hundreds of companies looking for Non-Executive Directors (NEDs). However, gaining a board appointment is highly competitive – with there being more candidates than opportunities. Still, if you are a CFO, I have good news; for the majority of organisations looking for a new Non-Executive Director, CFOs & finance professionals are highly sought after. […]

perfect board candidate
Recruitment

The Perfect Board Candidate?

There are literally thousands of boards operating in a countless number of industries across Australia and each one operates within its own context and has various peculiarities unique to them. As such, it often seems difficult to decipher exactly what they might value in a new board member. This confusion is often compounded by a board’s desire […]

multiple directorships, board diversity
Diversity, Recruitment, The Value of NEDs

Multiple Directorships and the Value of Diversity

The question of board diversity is one that tends to come up often in discussions surrounding governance and the appointment of board members but the conversation often stalls around the topic of gender diversity. However, did you know that there are intact 7 strands of diversity and each of the could impact on your board appointment. In […]

payment not-for-profit board members
Recruitment

The Pros and Cons of Not-for-Profit Board Member Remuneration

In a previous article we looked at how much prospective board members can expect to be remunerated. However, I decided to deal with  Not-for-Profit Board Member remuneration separately. From the outset it should probably be stated that organisations which operate in the ‘Not for Profit (NfP)’ or ‘third sector’ are incredibly diverse both in terms of the scope […]