The Better Boards Podcast Series

What really matters in the boardroom in 2020 and beyond | Sir John Parker, FTSE Chairman/NED/Senior Advisor & Dr Sabine Dembkowski

March 19, 2020 Dr Sabine Dembkowski & Sir John Parker Season 1 Episode 13
The Better Boards Podcast Series
What really matters in the boardroom in 2020 and beyond | Sir John Parker, FTSE Chairman/NED/Senior Advisor & Dr Sabine Dembkowski
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The Better Boards Podcast Series
What really matters in the boardroom in 2020 and beyond | Sir John Parker, FTSE Chairman/NED/Senior Advisor & Dr Sabine Dembkowski
Mar 19, 2020 Season 1 Episode 13
Dr Sabine Dembkowski & Sir John Parker

Our mission at Better Boards www.better-boards.com is to provide proven solutions for creating more effective boards. Our evidence-based board evaluations and board development programmes deliver tangible results.

To fulfil our mission, we listen and give a voice to all who care about creating better boards - Chairs, CEOs, Senior Independent Directors (SIDs), Non-Executive Directors (NEDs), Company Secretaries, academicians, investors, and regulators.

All the views expressed in our podcasts are the views of our podcast partners and not those of Better Boards. 

I am honoured and humbled that Sir John Parker is joining me in this episode. 

Sir John has earned a reputation for his “tough” approach at the helm of the UK´s largest companies and is associated with a number of major Corporate turnarounds.

Sir John is Chairman of Pennon PLC and the Engineering and Construction Group Laing O’Rourke.  He is also Non- Executive Director of Carnival PLC and Carnival Corporation. He was President of the Royal Academy of Engineering 2011-2014. He stepped down as Chairman of Anglo American PLC in 2017, National Grid PLC in 2011 and as Non-Executive Director of Airbus in 2018.

His career has spanned the Engineering, Shipbuilding, Paper, Utility, Energy, Mining and the Defense industries.  He has over 25 years’ experience as a CEO including Harland & Wolff and the Babcock International Group. 

Sir John also chaired the Court of the Bank of England between 2004 and 2009. Sir John has Chaired the Government’s commissioned independent review into the ethnic diversity of UK boards since 2016.

Every time you tune in, we’ll help you to develop and reinvigorate your board know-how and practice with insights, data, and practical advice. As a note for your diary, new episodes are available every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. 
    
You can subscribe to the Better Boards podcast series on Apple or Google Podcast to never miss an episode. 
    
Please register with your email to receive our newsletter and register your interest to attend our breakfast briefings. [email protected] 

Show Notes

Our mission at Better Boards www.better-boards.com is to provide proven solutions for creating more effective boards. Our evidence-based board evaluations and board development programmes deliver tangible results.

To fulfil our mission, we listen and give a voice to all who care about creating better boards - Chairs, CEOs, Senior Independent Directors (SIDs), Non-Executive Directors (NEDs), Company Secretaries, academicians, investors, and regulators.

All the views expressed in our podcasts are the views of our podcast partners and not those of Better Boards. 

I am honoured and humbled that Sir John Parker is joining me in this episode. 

Sir John has earned a reputation for his “tough” approach at the helm of the UK´s largest companies and is associated with a number of major Corporate turnarounds.

Sir John is Chairman of Pennon PLC and the Engineering and Construction Group Laing O’Rourke.  He is also Non- Executive Director of Carnival PLC and Carnival Corporation. He was President of the Royal Academy of Engineering 2011-2014. He stepped down as Chairman of Anglo American PLC in 2017, National Grid PLC in 2011 and as Non-Executive Director of Airbus in 2018.

His career has spanned the Engineering, Shipbuilding, Paper, Utility, Energy, Mining and the Defense industries.  He has over 25 years’ experience as a CEO including Harland & Wolff and the Babcock International Group. 

Sir John also chaired the Court of the Bank of England between 2004 and 2009. Sir John has Chaired the Government’s commissioned independent review into the ethnic diversity of UK boards since 2016.

Every time you tune in, we’ll help you to develop and reinvigorate your board know-how and practice with insights, data, and practical advice. As a note for your diary, new episodes are available every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. 
    
You can subscribe to the Better Boards podcast series on Apple or Google Podcast to never miss an episode. 
    
Please register with your email to receive our newsletter and register your interest to attend our breakfast briefings. [email protected]