The Conference Board uses cookies to improve our website, enhance your experience, and deliver relevant messages and offers about our products. Detailed information on the use of cookies on this site is provided in our cookie policy. For more information on how The Conference Board collects and uses personal data, please visit our privacy policy. By continuing to use this Site or by clicking "OK", you consent to the use of cookies. 


19 March, 2015 | (01 hr)

Sign In to access this Webcast

Sign In

Taking on a trustee role or nonexecutive directorship can help executives broaden their skill set and enable more effective decision making in their full-time role. It can bring a wider business perspective and additional insights into how corporate governance works in a different environment or industry.

Inevitably, competition will be tough for these roles, particularly for newcomers, so this session is designed to give the benefit of experience and lessons learned from seasoned business leaders who have already embarked on a portfolio career. 

Key Learnings

  • Embarking on the journey - Choosing the right time to start 
  • your CV
  • Getting the right skills and understanding corporate governance 
  • Authority versus influence 
  • Extending and utilising your network
  • Due diligence 
  • Managing your time
  • Overall benefits 

Speakers

Donna Dabney

Donna Dabney
Former Executive Director, Governance Center

Donna Dabney, former Executive Director of The Conference Board Governance Center, is currently a Senior Advisor to the Governance Center. 

Prior to joining The Conference Board, Donna was Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Corporate Governance Counsel of Alcoa Inc. and she part...Full Bio

Anne Stevens

Anne Stevens
Council Director, Global Business Women Leaders; Advancing Women in Leadership; HR Executives Councils
The Conference Board
former VP People & Organisation
Rio Tinto Copper

Anne Stevens is Council Director for Global Business Women Leaders; Human Resource Executives and Global CHRO Councils.

She is a senior business leader, previously a global Vice President with Rio Tinto and before that a European Director with IBM. Anne has worked in mature markets s...Full Bio

Andrew Tank

Andrew Tank (Moderator)
Executive Director, Business Development, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Andrew Tank is responsible for The Conference Board’s membership in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  Associate Members receive on-going research in the fields of productivity, corporate governance and organizational effectiveness, information services and access to exclusive peer g...Full Bio

Registration and Pricing
Complimentary: Sign in or create an account to receive it.
Webcast Information

Webcast Help

Frequently Asked Questions

Customer Service

Flash Information

To view our webcasts Flash Player 9.0.28 and above is required.

Detect My Version

Upgrade Flash Player

OTHER RELATED CONTENT

RESEARCH & INSIGHTS

20 Insights from the 2019 Organization Design Conference

20 Insights from the 2019 Organization Design Conference

December 17, 2019 | Conference KeyNotes

China Consumption Story: Year End 2019

China Consumption Story: Year End 2019

December 12, 2019 | China Center Publications

CEO Succession Practices: 2019 Edition

CEO Succession Practices: 2019 Edition

November 20, 2019 | Research Report

CEO Succession Practices: 2019 Edition

CEO Succession Practices: 2019 Edition

November 20, 2019 | Executive Summary

WEBCASTS

CONFERENCES & EVENTS

The 2020 Organization Design Conference

The 2020 Organization Design Conference

October 29 - 30, 2020 | (New York, NY)

COUNCILS

BLOGS

PRESS RELEASES & IN THE NEWS