IoD lead to speak at Channel Islands NEDs Forum 2018

Posted: 13/03/2018

With BL's Channel Islands NEDs Forum just over a week away, a few delegate places remain.

The conference is being held in partnership with Deloitte, sponsored by Optimus Group,and supported by RBC Wealth Management and Rossborough Professional Risks. It will take place on 21 March from 9am to 1pm at the Royal Yacht in St Helier. 

The agenda for the half-day event includes:
Keynote As companies get to grips with the skills required for new board members in an increasingly uncertain environment of regulation and Brexit, our speaker predicts what makes an exceptional NED. 
Speaker: Paul Munden, Lead Governance Tutor, Institute of Directors

Role of the NED post-Carlyle This session will examine current legal issues, including the practical implications of the Carlyle case and other leading cases.
Speakers: Gareth Bell, Partner at Collas Crill; Ian Swan, Partner at Babbé, who represented the NEDs and Directors in the Carlyle case

Cyber crisis – are you prepared? This session will provide background to the cyber landscape, highlight best practice and arm you with key information to help you as a NED in the boardroom. 
Speaker: Adam McElroy, Deloitte UK cyber specialist

The 2018 NED agenda The ever-growing challenges of operating in the corporate and institutional sphere require all business leaders to be on top of their game, so what should be on your agenda in 2018?   
Panel:  Lisa Springate, Head of Technical, Jersey Finance (Moderator); Heather Bestwick, independent NED; Monique O'Keefe, independent NED; Peter Mills, Director, Optimus Group; Andrew Wignall, independent NED

Delegate places are £195, and three and a half hours of CPD are available. Places can be booked at or directly on Eventbrite. For more information, email

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