Cavendish Non-Executive Director Programme


Event overview

Cavendish is hosting a series of invite-only breakfasts for the non-executive community throughout the year. These breakfasts are designed to brief NEDs on our insights and experience, based on ongoing deal flow and conversations within our network, to help empower board room debate and are hosted by Lisa Gordon (Chair of Cavendish Financial plc).

Our upcoming events

Meet the new AIC Chair

Gordon Humphries, new Chair, will introduce himself and discuss recent initiatives, including written dialogue with NEDs on ‘Cost Disclosure.’

Richard Stone, CEO since September 2021, will update on AIC strategy, focusing on ‘Support, Promote and Engage,’ followed by an interactive Q&A session.

Shareholder engagement

Alongside members of the Cavendish team, Harry Thimont and Will Chalk from Ashurst will be discuss trends in shareholder activism and associated board strategies for shareholder 

Update to the QCA code

Laura Nuttall, Director and Head of Department Governance, Compliance and Company Secretarial at One Advisory will discuss updates to the QCA’s Corporate Governance Code and Natalie Bell, Fund Manager at Liontrust will overlay her insights in respect of the practical application of the Code.


Our Previous Events

25th January – Cyber Security
29th February – Stakeholder Engagement
25th April – Remuneration
21st May – UK Listing Reforms