The rapid evolution of corporate governance as well as rapid changes in technology, ESG and regulation has resulted in increased pressures, complexity and demands placed upon public company Boards and their Directors.
Our genuine commitment is to enhance corporate business and governance culture, for the benefit of our client companies, their shareholders and stakeholders.
We assist our clients to enhance their organisational and Board performance, and drive a sustainable future for the benefit of all their stakeholders. We also assist on key Board appointments and CEO succession planning, aiming to ensure that Boards possess the range of skills required to enhance effectiveness, and in turn drive company performance; while concurrently discharging their obligations to shareholders and stakeholders. Our team has played a key role in more than 400 Board and CEO search and related consulting assignments. We act for leading listed and private companies globally.
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Operating in the boardrooms of leading companies, with clients across the globe.
Taking our instructions directly from the Chair and Board, we help our clients navigate their most significant and complex high-level governance challenges.
Supporting journeys of sustainable growth
Assisting Boards to proactively transition their governance practices to help position their companies on a journey of sustainable growth.
Board Priorities in 2023
2023 will be another year when companies are under stress from issues which are largely beyond their control. How companies (and their Boards) respond will determine the extent of their success.READ MORE
How we help with Board and CEO succession planning
Chairman, Non-Executive Director & CEO search and appointmentsRead more
Chairman, Non-Executive Director & CEO search and appointments
Developing candidate briefs and planning searches for suitable candidates by identifying the skills a Board possesses and the skills required against an evolving Board Skills Matrix, and by aligning the matrix to the company, its strategy, operating market(s), and Company and Board culture.
Board succession planningRead more
Board succession planning
Providing recommendations and guidance on Board composition to ensure Boards possess the breadth of skills needed to enhance their effectiveness, and in turn drive company performance, while concurrently discharging obligations to shareholders and stakeholders.
CEO succession and assessmentRead more
CEO succession and assessment
Assisting Boards to proactively engage in an ongoing programme of CEO succession planning, both by identifying, assessing and developing internal talent, as well as identifying and monitoring external CEO prospects.
How we help with Board and company performance
Board performance reviewsRead more
Board performance reviews
Conducting regular annual or biennial Board Performance Reviews to assess the performance of a Board as a whole, and to review the performance of individual Directors, including the Chair is important for continuous governance improvement.
Identifying and addressing matters of key importance to the Company and Board over the short, medium and long term and developing an action plan for implementation.
Chair, Non-Executive Director and CEO coachingRead more
Chair, Non-Executive Director and CEO coaching
Coaching and mentoring Chairs and Directors on an individual basis on matters of practical corporate governance and to help in relation to creating and implementing company strategy.
Governance advisory to the Chair and BoardRead more
Governance advisory to the Chair and Board
Helping Boards to review and respond to complex matters; assessing opportunities, identifying key company risks and how they might be mitigated; planning broad strategic and governance agendas, and advising on communication and engagement strategies with the market, including shareholders, stakeholders, proxy advisors and others.