Becoming a Non-Executive: Skills, Responsibilities, Challenge and Reward


21 October, 2021

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm BST


Becoming a Non-Executive: Skills, Responsibilities, Challenge and Reward

Location: Virtual

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    1 hour

Becoming a non-executive director or trustee can be highly rewarding but it is a big decision and a significant responsibility. Many people take on such roles but not all are aware of the challenges of these roles. Join this webinar to help you decide if these are roles for you.

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Duration:1 hour
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Programme outline

Rachel will explore the roles and look at the skills that organisations need from board members and provide her views on effective boards.

She will explain the responsibilities of taking on such roles and will provide hints and ideas on the preparation and research you should undertake before you join a board, and what organisations may be looking for in new board members or trustees.

Learning outcomes:

  • The role and responsibilities of a NED/Trustee
  • Challenges of taking on a NED or trustee role
  • How to start to build a NED portfolio

Speaker details:

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Rachel Bowden is founder and director of ThinkingAudit.

A highly experienced governance and risk management professional, Rachel works with boards, audit committees and internal auditors to optimise the benefit of governance and assurance.

Rachel is a Non-Executive Director, Chair of an Audit Committee and has experience as a charity trustee.