The importance of diversity to a successful board is now widely accepted – it helps avoid groupthink, improves discussion and challenges the conventional wisdom, as well as being a social and moral consideration.
Anton Christoff is former Blockchain Technology Lead and Emerging Technology Strategist at KPMG UK, currently an Advisory Board Member of The British Blockchain Association and an advisor for several blockchain startups.
“A good Company Secretary is one who is accustomed to providing an administrative, strategic and advisory function from the background.” says Natasha Jamal, Assistant Company Secretary at Smith & Nephew plc.
This week we chatted with Sharon Ah Lin, a chartered company secretary working at Rogers and Company Limited, a diversified holding listed on the Official List (i.e. the Main Board) of The Stock Exchange of Mauritius Ltd.
Shareholder and board voting on blockchain. On the face of it it seems like a jolly good idea. Private blockchains can be ‘invite only’ and invited parties can be either Directors or shareholders or both.
We had the pleasure to chat with Caroline Evans, FCIS, the founder of MindLeap, a corporate governance boutique, and ask her a few questions on how she sees the role of governance professionals evolving and how emerging technologies can impact it
Governance by walking around, or GBWA, mirrors the approach of Management By Wandering Around, a well established method of being involved and present in organisations, with an additional level of seeing the organisation from multiple stakeholders positions.
Last week we wrote about the problem of authorised signatory fraud. In this week’s blog we offer a series of points on how to prevent it. For individuals, SMEs, and small organisations and charities, the below is the best piece of advice we can give.