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Exploring the relationship between Board composition, calibre of leadership and good governance.

Oct 2018

INTRODUCTION In Fidelio’s work building Boards fit for the future, we clearly see organisations striving for purpose as well as Board Directors seeking purpose in their Board portfolio. We were, therefore, recently delighted to welcome Lord Gus O’Donnell, Chairman of Frontier Economics, Chair of Trustees at Pro Bono Economics and former Head of the Civil […]

Oct 2018

Evolution of Activism Shareholder activism spread to Europe from the US. Traditionally Board-level engagement with shareholders has been more distant in the US. US investors also have a greater tradition of litigating and bringing class actions against Boards that fail to act, or are perceived to have failed to act in the interest of shareholders. […]

Sep 2018

Key Findings from Fidelio’s “A Seat at the Table” “A Seat at the Table” September 2018 focused on disruption and the implications for the Board. In this Overture, Fidelio flags the key threads running through the two-day Programme. Diversity is recognised to be an antidote to disruption and once again Fidelio was delighted to welcome […]

Sep 2018

Introduction Fidelio interviewed Sam Tymms, Managing Director at Promontory Financial Group and Non-Executive Director at IG Group, to explore how regulated Boards can ensure their effectiveness by resolving the tension between regulatory requirements and bringing the right skills around the Boardroom table to be “fit for the future”.  Sam also joined us at Fidelio’s “A […]

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24 Jan 2018 Table Talk

Fidelio Board Breakfast – "Effective Chairman, Effective Board"

As Fidelio builds Boards fit for the future through Search, Development and Evaluation, we are keenly aware of key challenges on the Board Agenda. In response, Fidelio’s Board Breakfasts bring together Chairmen, Non-Executive and Executive Directors from a range of sectors and geographies to explore pressing, contemporary topics that are highly relevant for the Boardroom and for Board […]

17 Oct 2017 Table Talk

Fidelio Board Breakfast – "The Board and Wellbeing"

In Fidelio’s work building Boards and leadership teams we are keenly aware of key challenges on the Board Agenda. In response, Fidelio’s Board Breakfasts bring together Chairmen, Non-Executive and Executive Directors from a range of sectors and geographies to explore pressing, contemporary topics that are highly relevant for the Boardroom and for Board effectiveness. One […]

17 Oct 2017 Table Talk

Fidelio Board Breakfast – “Boards, Strategy and China”

While Boards in the West have been preoccupied with Brexit, the unexpected Trump victory and increased anti-business sentiment, China continues to be a major driver of global growth and is expected to become the largest economy in the world by 2020. Through Search and Development Fidelio has a clear focus on building Boards fit for the future. […]

06 Jul 2017 Table Talk

Fidelio Board Breakfast – “Activism and the Board”

On 13th June Fidelio held a Board breakfast entitled ‘Activism and the Board’ with Cas Sydorowitz (CEO, Georgeson), Behdad Alizadeh (Co-Founder and Managing Partner, AltaOne Capital) and Nick Paris (Portfolio Manager, LIM Advisors). With shareholder activism on the rise in Europe, this was a timely and lively discussion, which explored the activist agenda, how Boards […]

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