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Our mission at Better Boards is to contribute to creating better boards. We do this by providing clients with an evidence-based approach for board evaluations and board development programmes.

To fulfill our mission, we would like to give a voice to all who care about creating better boards – Chairpeople, CEOs, Senior Independent Directors (SIDs), Non-Executive Directors (NEDs), Company Secretaries, academicians, investors, and regulators.

All the views expressed in our podcasts are the views of our podcast partners and not those of Better Boards.

Every time you tune in, we’ll help you to develop and reinvigorate your board know-how and practice with insights, data, and practical advice. New episodes are available bi-weekly – every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month.

You will always find all podcasts by clicking or putting this link in your browser https://www.buzzsprout.com/535633.

Information overload in the boardroom
Dr Sabine Dembkowski, Zsuzsanna Schiff & Hitesh Patel

In this episode, you’ll get insights into a study on information overload in the boardroom and a practical tips about how you can overcome the issues from Zsuzsanna Schiff from the ICAEW, a world-leading professional membership organisation that promotes, develops and supports over 180,000 chartered accountants and students worldwide and Hitesh Patel who serves on boards of various Financial Services organisations. 

November 07, 2019
The board´s challenge of tackling climate change
Dr Sabine Dembkowski & Julie Baddeley

In this episode, you’ll get insights from one of the UK’s most experienced female business leaders - Julie Baddeley. Julie has held numerous executive and non-executive positions on the boards of many well known FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies over the last 20 years. In addition to these roles, Julie has established the Hughes Hall Centre for Climate Change Engagement at Cambridge University and is Founder and Chair of Chapter Zero. Chapter Zero is part of the Global Climate Governance Initiative. Its goal is to support and prepare Non-Executive Directors to address the risks and opportunities presented by Climate Change in UK boardrooms. 

October 03, 2019
The role of the Chairman in creating better boards
Dr Sabine Dembkowski & Andrew Allner

In this episode, you’ll get insights from a highly experienced UK Chairman - Andrew Allner. Andrew provides a personal account of how he obtained his first role as a Chair, what he loves about being a Chair, and his perspective about the role of Chairs in creating better boards. 

September 19, 2019

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