Many Boards across all sectors now carry out regular evaluation of their effectiveness. For UK PLC’s the corporate governance code requires external evaluations every 3 years, with the resulting action plans being reported to shareholders. Public bodies and large charities are adopting many of the same principles.

But are Boards getting full value from all this work on evaluation? And how can the design of an evaluation process ensure that it goes beyond a mere tick box exercise and promotes meaningful conversations between Board members.

At a Socia dinner in November we debated this topic with a group of Exec and Non-Executive Directors. A summary of the discussions is available to download from the link below.

Board evaluation dinner notes final