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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... »

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 [...] »

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 [...] »