The Pandemic has normalised change and organisations are facing increasing challenges at speed. David Hobbs examines how the Board's role has changed accordingly.
With commentary from:
Julie Carlyle, Leader of the UK Centre for Board Matters at Ey: It's important for Boards to have some structure around how they think about these things that are coming over the horizon.
Amit Kapur, Head of UK & Ireland at TCS: If you look at the upside of the current disruption, then it is all about reimagination. It is the reimagined world of individuals, employees, society and businesses.
Natalie Ceeney, Vice Chair, Sport England: Board discussions have benefited. Business models are being challenged and NEDs have been able to air all the things that have been niggling in the back of their minds.
Sir Peter Gershon, Chair, National Grid: During COVID-19 the Board has oberserved that the company has become much more agile. it makes decisions faster than it did when in a business in usual state.
Tom Beedham, Director, Board Mentors and NEDs, Criticaleye: "Board must continue to balance the need to both support and challenge the execs".