The human side of governance
A lot of my work is involved with governance at the moment. I’m advising a start up charity on their governance arrangements, I’m chairing a review of the governance of a financial services company, and I’m now chair of the Trustee Board of a charity (the Shakespeare Schools Festival – plug: come to our performances which see students from all sorts of backgrounds, many of them underprivileged, rise to the challenge of performing an abridged Shakespeare play in a professional theatre).
Three big questions come to me in all these areas.
First, how do we put the formal governance arrangements in place