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Non-Executive Director certifications

Many of our members undertake formal qualifications in governance and board work. Here we share some from partners organisations who have good quality offerings at different levels. Whilst we are […]

Boardroom Briefing: January 2024

A brief monthly update on corporate governance and related areas from Pinsent Masons This month’s briefing includes news on the FRC’s announcing supervisory focus for 2024/25, the FRC Lab’s insights […]

Securing a Board Position - 5 Simple Steps

Finding a board appointment that suits your interests, skills and geography takes patience, determination and effort. We’re here to help. Our focus is to encourage, inspire and actively support women […]

NEW member service for 2024 - Career Check-Ins

NEW from WB Directors – regular insights and support for our mid-career members. We know many of our members are building their strategic skills through a board role alongside emerging […]

Staying authentic as you progress your career

As we move through our career, we can lose sight of our purpose and personal style, finding our determination and confidence can waver. It’s important to reflect on our values, […]

Boardroom Briefing: December 2023

A brief monthly update on corporate governance and related areas from Pinsent Masons This month’s briefing includes news on the FRC’s policy statement on proposals to amend the UK Corporate […]

Being a NED: what's it really like?

Insights from With businesses facing challenges across various sectors, Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) have an increasingly demanding role. But how is the role changing? MM&K’s biennial survey, ‘Life In The Boardroom‘, […]

Tips for our members, from our members.

Are you considering taking on a non-executive role in 2024 or are you already on a board looking to improve your skills and performance? Throughout 2023, some of our members […]

ON BOARD FOR SUCCESS: Javid Hamid

Javid Hamid Partner at KPMG and trustee of Tara Theatre 2023 A serendipitous interaction during a WB Directors session several years ago steered Javid Hamid towards a board career trajectory […]

Getting heard in meetings

Meetings are key forums for making your influence felt and establishing yourself as a leader (potential or current). Yet women and people of other underrepresented groups often struggle to be […]

Boardroom Briefing: November 2023

A brief monthly update on corporate governance and related areas from Pinsent Masons This month’s briefing includes news on the FRC’s annual review of corporate reporting, consultations on diversity and […]