Being a board Chair is often described a skill, not a position, and there is no substitute for experience in honing the craft. We are delighted to welcome David Tyler to share some of his experience from chairing multiple listed and large company boards, as well as his perspective as Chair of the government-backed Parker Review into ethnic diversity on boards.
This special event will also provide ample networking time to share with other Directors’ Circle members in a warm, informal atmosphere. Whether you are already chairing a board or committee, aspiring to step up to Chair or simply want insights into working more effectively as a board member, this event is sure to leave you with food for thought and new or renewed connections to strengthen your network.
David Tyler’s 48 years’ business experience spans the consumer, retail, business services and financial services sectors. His executive career (1974 to 2006) was spent in financial and general management in Unilever, NatWest, Christie’s and GUS.
Since 2007, he has had a non-executive career, chairing a number of companies: Sainsbury’s, Logica, Hammerson, 3i Quoted Private Equity, The White Company, and Hampstead Theatre. He has also been a non-executive director at Experian, Burberry and Reckitt Benckiser.
He currently chairs Domestic & General, JoJo Maman Bebe, and Imagr. In addition, he has been appointed as Chair of PZ Cussons from the end of March 2023.
In his decade as Chair of Sainsbury’s, he placed high importance on diversity and inclusion for women and ethnic minorities. He was one of the 7 Founding FTSE100 Chairmen in 2010 of the 30% Club, and the Co-Chair of the Parker Review from its inception in 2015 until March 2022 when he became its Chair. He was chosen by Empower in 2018 as their number one Advocate of Ethnic Minority Talent.
This event is included in our Directors’ Circle membership. Current Directors’ Circle members have received a calendar invitation already – if you haven’t, please get in touch with Julia via email@example.com
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