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Towards Gender Parity: Lessons from the Past – Directions for the Future

New research by the University of Queensland Business School reveals how Australia became one of only three countries to have reached 30 per cent women on its top-listed company boards without legisl...

So, you're new to the board…

The learning curve can be steep when you first join a board. Dianne Jacobs gets newcomers up to speed on how they can make an early impact.

3 steps to overcoming emotional exhaustion

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted our mental health and wellbeing, heightening the risk of executive burnout. But to mitigate its effects, directors need to address the root causes.

Zombie boards: spotlight on director tenure and overboarding

Research by Melior Investment Management shows that directors who serve on too many boards and have a long tenure decrease a company's economic performance and value.

Tasmanian Gold Medal Winner Sarah Merridew on why networking matters

Sarah Merridew, director of TasNetworks and winner of the AICD's Tasmanian Gold Medal Award reflects on a career in corporate governance, and shares the key to success: building relationships.

Sarah Merridew FAICD 2020 Tasmanian Gold Medal Award Winner

Prominent Launceston businesswoman, Sarah Merridew FAICD, has won the prestigious 2020 Tasmanian Australian Institute of Company Director’s Gold Medal Award for her commitment to excellence in c...

How to find global board roles

The year 2021 will be different in terms of finding director roles, especially for global board positions. It will remain competitive, but with many meetings being conducted over Zoom, a wider range o...

Female directors share top tips for a winning board career

Drawing on personal insights and experience, leading female company directors offer valuable advice about how to lead a successful board career through the AICD and Commonwealth Bank podcast, Board Le...

Giving children a better future in Timor-Leste

A trip to Timor-Leste opened his eyes to the world and changed his life and now 22-year-old Australian social entrepreneur Adam Hegedus has made it his mission to build pre-schools there. His inspirin...
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