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Diversity Research

Suggested reading on the benefits of diversity. Have more to share? Tweet us and let us know – @changingthechem. McKinsey regularly publish insights on the value of diversity and inclusion which you can find here. Of interest are their findings on why diversity matters and diversity and financial performance. This article explains how diversity makes us smarter. Need evidence of the impact o... »

Prakash Shankar

Prakash Shankar talks to CtC about his board appointments and drive to supporting governance in organisations whose aims and values accord with his own. Prakash’s day job is Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist currently working at St John’s Hospital in Livingston, with specialist interest in managing complex conditions that straddle physical and mental illness using holistic approaches. Details of Boa... »

Graduate Group (for those with Board roles) | June 27 | Driving Board performance and scrutiny

27/06/2018 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm - Driving Board performance and scrutiny – meeting cycles and focus Boards have a large range of responsibilities and duties, and unlike the exec team these are usually dispensed within a small number of time-limited meetings each year and through restricted supporting work.  High performing boards need to manage their annual cycle for maximum impact, ensure [...] »

CtC Social Event (non-members welcome)

20/11/2017 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm - If you are interested in finding non-executive director or trustee board roles, then building and extending your network is very important. Why not come along, perhaps just for half an hour, to meet other members of Changing the Chemistry to learn how they've secured board positions and the experience they've had or to give us [...] »

Board Journey – Alison McGregor, CEO, HSBC Scotland

27/11/2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm - Please join us for a Board Journey, led by Alison McGregor, HSBC Bank plc, CEO Scotland - an opportunity to learn from an experienced executive and non-executive Director. Alison is a CtC member and will share her top tips on what helped her along the way, as well as the challenges she faced and how [...] »

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; and Jenny Campbell, who retired in November 2016. New trustees 2017 announcement   »

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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 on board effectiveness of corporate directors around the world. Among the highlights of the report: • Directors around the world are uncert... »

See SNH Board in action – Morning and Lunch on Thursday 17th November

17/11/2016 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm - CtC members especially those seeking Public Sector NED positions or those new in the role may wish to come along to an SNH Board meeting to see an NDPB board in action. Ian Ross Chair of SNH has agreed to host CtC members at the SNH Board meeting on Thursday 17th November which will be [...] »

Finance in the Boardroom

31/10/2016 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm - Financial matters are often at the heart of Boardroom discussions, but many people are less than comfortable with their level of knowledge of accounting concepts and terminology and find this a barrier to full participation in those discussions. If you have found this to be the case or indeed wish to refresh your understanding of [...] »

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