We make the boards of the most ambitious organisations more effective.

Putting you in control of the most insightful, data-driven board evaluations.

Our peer reviewed, evidence-based approach ensures each board member makes the greatest contribution to the performance of your board.

Board evaluations

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A revolutionary board technology platform for all internal and external evaluations.

The Better Boards platform is at the heart of our proven evaluation approach. Our fully flexible, data-driven methodology is grounded in peer-reviewed research and is evidence-based.

We consistently receive feedback that our reports are the most insightful of any board evaluation, with particular value placed on our individualised reports. We show you how each board member can be most impactful.

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The Better Boards podcast series is amongst the Top 10 governance podcasts worldwide. Get insights from those on the frontline – Chairs, CEOs, SIDs, NEDs, Company Secretaries, leading Academicians, investors, and regulators.

We’ll help you to develop and reinvigorate your board know-how and practice with real-life insights, ideas for tackling challenges, and practical advice. New episodes are available every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month.

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We help you to build the most effective boards.

Whatever stage your board is at, our three core solutions empower you to conduct rigorous, impactful, evidence-based board evaluations.

Fully Facilitated
External Evaluations.

Combine classical in-depth interview techniques with cutting-edge technology.

Our process is squarely focused on delivering the most impactful board evaluations to increase effectiveness and performance. Our streamlined approach is flexible: only include the elements that fit your requirements and budget.

Internal Board
Evaluations.

Leverage our revolutionary
platform for your internal board evaluations.

Company Secretaries, Portfolio Development Directors and Board Advisors can access our platform without booking any advisory services. Gain unrivalled analysis and comparisons with actionable insights: all delivered via our revolutionary platform.

Board
Development.

A data-driven,
systematic approach to
board effectiveness.

Continuously develop your board
in the most time-efficient and
effective way.

Our data-driven, individualised approach ensures you focus on what really matters.

  • Led by our expert board advisors.
  • each with 20+ years of experience.
  • Output-driven interviews with your board and key stakeholders.
  • Flexible research-based questionnaire utilising proprietary.
  • Peer-reviewed research.
  • Individualised report and analysis for every member of your board.
  • Bespoke working sessions with Company Secretaries.
  • Chairs and CEOs to discuss insights and action-plan.
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  • Designed for Company Secretaries
  • Portfolio Development professionals and Board Advisors.
  • An easy to use yet sophisticated platform that provides everything you need for a board evaluation.
  • Platform training and support available to streamline the process even further.
  • Additional services including analysis
  • feedback conversations
  • working sessions and board-away days can be booked.
Speak To Our Team Read more about our solutions here
  • Focus your development on what really matters.
  • Led by our expert board advisors
  • each with 20+ years of experience.
  • Our data-driven approach provides a sound foundation for developing your board systematically.
  • Individualised reports and feedback conversations to prepare for collective working sessions and board away-days.
  • Data-driven working-session with Company Secretaries
  • Chairs and CEOs.
  • Board-away days and coaching sessions focusing on leveraging talent: increase the impact and overall effectiveness of each Director.
Speak To Our Team Read more about our solutions here

We help you to build the most effective boards.

Whatever stage your board is at, our three core solutions empower you to conduct rigorous, impactful, evidence-based board evaluations.

Fully Facilitated
External Evaluations.

Combine classical in-depth interview techniques with cutting-edge technology.

Our process is squarely focused on delivering the most impactful board evaluations to increase effectiveness and performance. Our streamlined approach is flexible: only include the elements that fit your requirements and budget.

  • Led by our expert board advisors
  • each with 20+ years of experience.
  • Output-driven interviews with your board and key stakeholders.
  • Flexible research-based questionnaire utilising proprietary
  • peer-reviewed research.
  • Individualised report and analysis for every member of your board.
  • Bespoke working sessions with Company Secretaries
  • Chairs and CEOs to discuss insights and action-plan.
Speak To Our Team Read more about our solutions here

Internal Board
Evaluations.

Leverage our revolutionary
platform for your internal board evaluations.

Company Secretaries, Portfolio Development Directors and Board Advisors can access our platform without booking any advisory services. Gain unrivalled analysis and comparisons with actionable insights: all delivered via our revolutionary platform.

  • Designed for Company Secretaries
  • Portfolio Development professionals and Board Advisors.
  • An easy to use yet sophisticated platform that provides everything you need for a board evaluation.
  • Platform training and support available to streamline the process even further.
  • Additional services including analysis
  • feedback conversations
  • working sessions and board-away days can be booked.
Speak To Our Team Read more about our solutions here

Board
Development.

A data-driven,
systematic approach to
board effectiveness.

Continuously develop your board
in the most time-efficient and
effective way.

Our data-driven, individualised approach ensures you focus on what really matters.

  • Focus your development on what really matters.
  • Led by our expert board advisors
  • each with 20+ years of experience.
  • Our data-driven approach provides a sound foundation for developing your board systematically.
  • Individualised reports and feedback conversations to prepare for collective working sessions and board away-days.
  • Data-driven working-session with Company Secretaries
  • Chairs and CEOs.
  • Board-away days and coaching sessions focusing on leveraging talent: increase the impact and overall effectiveness of each Director.
Speak To Our Team Read more about our solutions here

The “7-Hallmarks of Effective Boards” is our peer-reviewed research,
published in the US, the UK and across Europe by Dr Sabine Dembkowski.

Grounded in research, evidence-based and developed by experienced board advisors.

We are the only provider of board evaluation solutions that have put the foundations of their methodology through rigorous international peer-review processes. Our research resulted in the 7-Hallmarks of effective boards that provides a solid foundation for your board evaluations.

Each Hallmark is a lever to increase board effectiveness. By understanding the interplay of these levers for each board member, you can maximise the effectiveness of your board as a whole.

Helping the board to achieve its full potential.

The effective management and governance of boards is being challenged like never before. The Better Boards BoardTech solution to internal and fully facilitated external board evaluations and development is proven to increase the effectiveness and overall performance of boards.

From a retrospective assessment of board working processes

To a forward-looking process.

Revealing new insights and opportunities that drive board effectiveness and performance.

From a compliance focused exercise

To a value creating strategic imperative.

Enabling continuous improvement that supports achieving strategic objectives and transformation plans.

From a consultant-led, time-consuming process

To an agile, digitally enabled solution.

Providing licenced assessors with access to deliver high-quality, actionable board evaluations efficiently.

From one report for the board

To individualised reporting.

Providing insights for every Director on how to be more impactful and make a greater contribution to the collective.

From subjective opinion about the performance of the board

To Comprehensive, data-driven comparison.

Evaluating the performance of the board against the dimensions that really matter.

Individualised reporting that creates measurable results.

Individualised reports for every board-member

Every member of your board receives an individualised report helping them to understand what they can do to be more impactful in the boardroom and contribute to increased overall effectiveness.

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Confidential individual feedback conversations

Confidential data-driven feedback conversations ensure that every member of the board understands the results and what they can contribute to increase overall effectiveness and performance.

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Fully customisable reports

The questionnaire will allow you to ask specific questions of Executives, Non-Executives, and those on a committee.

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Compare your board with others and track performance year-on-year.

Compare your performance to other boards.

Automated comparisons to other boards for all hallmarks of effective boards allow you to set the right priorities.

Track your progress year-on-year.

Comparisons to previous years allow you to establish longitudinal data, track progress and develop your board systematically.

Choose the universe for comparison.

Multiple options of universes to compare the performance of your board deepen your insights and help you to set the right priorities.

Save time and effort: all whilst increasing impact.

Cutting edge cloud-based service.

A fully flexible intuitive platform using a data-driven approach: be it as part of your fully facilitated external or internal board evaluation.

Cost-effective, transparent and time-efficient.

Intuitive interfaces make it straightforward to use and efficient. Additional services include concierge and board advisory services.

Tech-enabled analysis of data and comparisons.

The analysis of quantitative data, comparisons to other boards and year-by-year, and the generation of graphs are automated.

Our revolutionary approach to board evaluations works.

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