Roundtable Discussion: Governance of the Future

31st of August at 1pm BST

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Maintaining effective governance is a key priority for board members, but in an ever-changing global business context, it is necessary to constantly review influential factors.

We would like to invite you to our upcoming OnBoard roundtable discussion ‘Governance of the Future’, on the 31st of August at 1pm BST, when Dr Anne Murdoch OBE Senior Advisor, College Leadership from ASCL, Dr Roger Barker the Director of Policy and Corporate Governance at the Institute of Directors and Josh Palmer, Head of Content at OnBoard, will look at some of the key issues that are shaping the future of effective governance.

This discussion will look at how the pandemic has changed governance practices, how technology is being used to improve communication and collaboration, and we also will look at some of the insights from the OnBoard Board Effectiveness Survey, to showcase how business leaders can continue to deliver effective governance.

In this engaging session, you’ll learn:

  • The impact of the pandemic on maintaining effective governance
  • How tech-enabled boards are improving governance practices
  • Key insights from OnBoard’s 2022 Board Effectiveness Survey

Who is this webinar for?

Successful, effective board meetings are a team effort, and every element of board work can be optimized. This interactive session will be a learning opportunity for anyone who relies on effective board meetings, including:

  • CEOs & Leadership
  • Directors & Board Members
  • Administrative Support Staff

Meet The Speakers

Anne Murdoch, Senior Advisor, College Leadership

Anne is Senior Advisor for College Leadership at ASCL, having been General Secretary of the Principals Professional Council and, for 17 years, a Principal and Chief Executive of a Further Education College. Anne qualified as a Primary School teacher following a degree in Social Sciences. Her PhD, in Education, was followed by work, as a University Researcher, on a project about fostering and adoption. Anne joined an FE college as a teacher, then moved to leadership roles and to Principal and CEO. Anne has an MBA and is Chair of Governors at a school, and has published articles and books on education and allied subjects.

Dr. Roger Barker, Director of Policy & Corporate Governance

Dr Barker previously served as the IoD’s Head of Corporate Governance. He is a UK Member of the European Economic and Social Committee (the EU advisory body), Honorary Associate at the Centre for Ethics and Law at University College London and a visiting lecturer at Saïd Business School, Oxford, and Cass Business School, London.

Dr. Barker is the holder of a doctorate from Oxford University and the author of numerous books and articles on corporate governance and board effectiveness.


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