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Insights from some of our key events

Breakfast with Sir Win Bischoff - June 2018

Sir Win Bischoff, Chair of the FRC, joined our FTSE100 Chairs’ breakfast to explore the proposed 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code and other corporate governance initiatives.


Breakfast with Dame Deirdre Hutton - June 2018

Dame Deirdre Hutton, Chair of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) shared her experience and insights surrounding the response to the administration of Monarch Airlines, the handling of key stakeholder groups involved and the impact on her role as CAA Chair.


Succession planning and the nomination committee – April 2018

Kit Bingham and Mark Freebairn discuss succession planning and other issues on the nomination committee agenda.


Blockchain – April 2018

Nicolas Cary demystifies blockchain and advancements in technology.


GDPR – March 2018

David Cooke, NED at the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) discussed the pragmatic approach proposed by the ICO along with the risk and opportunities GDPR presents.


Conversation with Investors – February 2018

Insights from our ‘Conversation with Investors’ event where a number of issues were discussed by FTSE 350 Audit Committee Chairs along with Jeanette Andrews from LGIM, and Paul Lee from Aberdeen Standard Investments.


Cyber risk - Sept 2017

Sir Iain Lobban, Partner at Hakluyt Cyber and former Director of GCHQ, provided a fascinating insight into the cyber security landscape.


Audit Committee best practices - July 2017

A summary of audit committee best practices produced especially for our ACI fifteeth anniversary event. Our guest panel included Dame Alison Carnworth DBR, Douglas Flint CBE, Sir Mike Rake, and Adine Grate Axen.


Terrorism risk - June 2017

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, provided a fascinating insight into his time as Metropolitan Police Commissioner, the challenges that our police face, and the evolving terrorist threat.


A conversation with investors - March 2017

Jessica Ground (Global Head of Stewardship at Schroders) and David Pitt-Watson (Fellow at London Business School) provided an investor perspective on audit committee oversight.


A conversation with auditors - January 2017

Senior auditor provide six insights into issues they are seeing rise up the audit committee agenda.


A conversation about managing through a crisis - September 2016

We were delighted that Baroness Dido Harding joined us to share her experience of crisis management - most notably managing through the October 2015 TalkTalk Plc cyber-attack. Our briefing looks at the key points arising from the discussion.


Cultural change - July 2016

Antony Jenkins, former CEO of Barclays Plc and a prominent and insightful advocate for structured and considered cultural change, sets out five key steps.