There is a direct correlation between the composition, dynamic and working practices of the board of directors, and the success of an organisation.
International corporate governance has changed radically over recent years. The effectiveness and performance of boards is top of the agenda, as decisions are scrutinised and monitored closely by the media, stakeholders and company owners.
Boards of directors are expected to meet ever higher standards of professionalism and expertise.
We help clients to raise the bar, finding the right talent for both executive leadership and non-executive chair roles, to drive organisations in these changing times. Our quantitative and qualitative evaluation of boards provides an insight into board dynamics and areas for improvement.
The evaluation highlights how the chairman and CEO perform their roles and manage their responsibilities, and what contribution each individual board member makes. The analysis of both the composition, diversity and expertise within the board is also of central importance.
The work of today's boards of directors is transparent and in ever-increasing focus - the boardroom door is no longer closed and the demands and responsibilities of board members keep on growing.
Corporate governance is a dynamic area that is constantly under review, both locally and globally, to meet the demands and expectations of different stakeholders. Our Board Practice works with chairs, non-executive directors, chief executives and other board directors, providing a variety of services including board evaluations, board recruitment, incentive schemes for boards and leadership audits.
Each of our evaluation assignments is tailored to the needs and expectations of the board, and the distinct challenges the organisation will face in the future, in addition to taking previous reviews and assessments of the board’s performance into account.
Our leadership consultants, executive coaches and business psychologists provide expert services for the selection, assessment and development of executives, teams and organisations. We enhance the overall impact of the recruitment, onboarding and retention processes for organisational effectiveness.
For Executives: assessment for selection and development, individual coaching (career, performance, communication/influencing, executive and leadership).
For Teams: group dynamics and interpersonal coaching, or systemic coaching for strategic awareness.
For Organisations: recruitment strategy, change leadership, and organisational development.Read more about Leadership Consulting
Gained through more than a decade of working with businesses of all shapes and sizes to meet their talent needs - a deep understanding of diversity and inclusion is part of the Harvey Nash DNA. It is fundamental to our approach in finding the individuals that will best fit your culture and needs.
We help our clients to not only find the best talent, but also broaden the rich mix and diversity of perspectives within their teams. We know that diverse thinking creates a competitive advantage, enabling businesses to meet the challenges of today’s global marketplace and better prepare for the uncertainties of the unknown future.Read more about Diversity & Inclusion