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The Role of the Chair in Driving Performance
In a tighter operating landscape, Chairs and non-executive directors need to be closer to executives and the core drivers of business performance. Criticaleye’s Emily Jones talks to Vanda Murray, an experienced Chair and Senior Independent Director, about the core areas to focus on to drive Board effectiveness.

Featuring commentary from:

Vanda Murray, Chair of Marshalls Plc, Yorkshire Water and Senior Independent Director at Bunzl.

The Boards that Value Difference
Senior Editor Emily Jones spoke with Members of Criticaleye’s global Community to identify key cultural factors impacting an organisation’s success, starting with the Boardroom.

Featuring commentary from:

Wesley Payne McClendon, Non-executive Director, Vortex Innovations
Sandy Stash, Non-executive Director, Diversified Energy & Board Mentor, Criticaleye
Paul Lester, Chair, Essentra
Yetunde Hofmann, Non-executive Director, Cranswick Country Foods & Board Mentor, Criticaleye
Justin Kennedy-Payne, Business Development Manager, Criticaleye

Accelerating Towards a Sustainable Future
A recent report by the World Economic Forum outlined concerns that sustainability could be slowing down on the agenda for Boards due to the volatile global economy. Criticaleye Content Intern Grace Palmer talks to senior leaders about how to hold true to their sustainability commitments while navigating myriad social and economic headwinds.

Featuring commentary from:

Lorcan O’Connor, Group CEO, Córas Iompair Éireann 
Dominic Emery, Board Mentor, Criticaleye; former Chief of Staff to the CEO, bp
Catriona Schmolke, Board Mentor, Criticaleye; NED, Scottish Water 
Mohan Sodhi, Professor of Supply Chain Management, Bayes Business School
Summer Reads, Podcasts and More
Summer provides an opportunity for senior executives to recharge and take some much needed rest and relaxation. We asked a selection of Members from Criticaleye’s global Community what books and podcasts they are planning to get stuck into during their long-awaited breaks in the sunshine.

Featuring commentary from:

Devyani Vaishampayan, Non-executive Director, Saietta Group and Board Mentor, Criticaleye
Rachel Barton, Senior Managing Director - Strategy Europe Lead, Accenture
Charlie Wagstaff, Managing Director, Criticaleye
Francesca Ecsery, Non-executive Director, Air France and Board Mentor, Criticaleye 
Chin Seng Lee, Executive Development, Singapore Management University and Board Mentor, Criticaleye
The Great Acceleration
Sustainability has evolved from a ‘nice to have’ to a critical imperative for businesses the world over. Accenture’s Toby Siddall talks to Criticaleye about why speed is of the essence when it comes to driving the green agenda.

Featuring Commentary From:

Toby Siddall, Managing Director & Sustainability Lead, UK & Ireland, Accenture