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WHO WE ARE
Clare Chalmers is an expert practitioner on board effectiveness, board evaluation,
board development and a range of corporate governance issues. She provides
insight and a fresh perspective on topics such as team dynamics and diversity and
specialises in helping directors and senior executives improve individual and
collective performance, leading to a more effective board.
Clare had an extensive career in investment banking with companies such as BZW
and Credit Suisse where she developed her understanding of corporate
governance and performance evaluation. During this time, she devised new
management, and client audit systems, as well as metrics for measuring progress
against global strategic goals. She also devised and ran 360-degree evaluation
processes, coaching, mentoring and training programmes.
Since 2007 Clare has worked as a board evaluation consultant and board adviser.
As well as assisting companies from the financial services sector, she has provided
board evaluation services to the broader private, public, government and not-forprofit sectors.
Ian White is a board evaluation and corporate governance practitioner. He has
undertaken a number of board evaluations mainly for FTSE 100/250, private,
public and not for profit organisations. Ian has been the Chief Legal Officer
and/or Company Secretary for both listed and major private companies. In
addition, he spent 6 months as a governance consultant for a major international
bank working on board effectiveness/ governance for the main Board.
Ian has designed and/or run courses on Corporate Governance/ The Role of the
Board at institutions such as Ashridge Business School (now Hult) and the Institute of
Directors as well as for regulators. His portfolio includes work for a management
consultancy working with in-house legal teams and coaching executives to improve
performance and develop their careers.
As well as being a lawyer Ian has an MBA from Ashridge Business School and is a
CEDR Accredited Mediator.
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