Category Archives: News & Views

Upcoming event, Edinburgh: Scottish Public Appointments

The Scottish Government Public Appointments Team would like to invite you to their “Come on Board” event on Monday, 4th December in Edinburgh. The session will cover: The benefits of being on a public body board and the experiences of those … Continue reading

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Tanya Castell MBE, founder of Changing the Chemistry, recognised by Women of the Year

Tanya Castell MBE, CEO and founder of Changing the Chemistry, will join over 400 women from all walks of life at this year’s Women of the Year Lunch as a ‘2017 Woman of Achievement’. Each guest is regarded as a … Continue reading

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PWC suggested reading for NEDs on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Following a PWC hosted NED briefing in London on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, PWC shared the below suggested reading which CtC members may be interested in.  Thank you to PWC. Podcasts / TedTalks John Hawksworth, Chief Economist at PwC … Continue reading

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Podcast: CtC CEO Tanya Castell with iMultiply

iMultiply, a market leading recruitment business, launched its new podcast series with our CEO Tanya Castell. One in a series of conversations with influential business professionals, in this episode, founder & managing director Kirsty Mackenzie discussed the importance of diversity on … Continue reading

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CtC 2016/17 AGM 

The 16/17 AGM was held on 12th June in Edinburgh.  The annual report was presented, as approved by the trustees in May. Link: CtC 2016-17 Annual Report of the Trustees  

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Trustee appointment news 

Changing the Chemistry is pleased to announce the appointment of four new trustees to its board. Yvonne Greeves, Ian Roberts, David Robinson and Martha Walsh were appointed at CtC’s June AGM, replacing retiring trustees Julie-Anne Jamieson, Janet Unsworth and Miki Fairfax; … Continue reading

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Business Insider – “Women in Business” special edition 

June’s edition of Business Insider focused on gender diversity, and featured CEO Tanya Castell answering this month’s burning question, “Are businesses doing enough to increase the diversity of their workforce?”: “A commitment to diversity comes from the top so until … Continue reading

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South East Scotland Transport Partnership Promoting Boardroom Diversity

The South East of Scotland Transport Partnership (SEStran) on 2 March gave their support to a series of actions to promote gender balance and wider boardroom diversity. The Board backed the ambition and intent of the new Scottish Government bill … Continue reading

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Latest CtC Trustee – Karthik Subramanya

Another of our new CtC trustees is Karthik Subramanya. Karthik is currently Senior Advisor at the Boston Consulting Group, a global strategy and management consulting firm, where he advises senior executives within Utilities across Europe and the Middle East on … Continue reading

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What NEDs are thinking

Drawing on responses from more than 4,000 directors from 60 countries, the 2016 Global Board of Directors Survey by Spencer Stuart explores in depth how directors think and operate. It captures in detail the governance practices, strategic priorities and views … Continue reading

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