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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 the board with Tanya. Listen here: link   »

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   »

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   »

Board vacancy to promote

Changing the Chemistry will circulate details of board or committee vacancies and board observing opportunities to its membership for free.  Please email the job description and details of the organisation to Thank you You can find our Privacy Policy here. »


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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 strategic issues. He is currently also fundraising to create a buy and build platform in the energy and engineering services industry. Til... »

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 [...] »

Women onto Work Board Journey with Bonnie Clark, Morag Mathieson and Elsa Jack

26/10/2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm - Join us for an interesting and insightful board journey with three fellow Changing the Chemistry members and NXDs who will share their own journey and experience of Women onto Work's board Women Onto Work (WOW) was a Scottish charity that aimed to help women into fulfilling employment through an innovative system of support designed to address [...] »