The Non-Executive Directors’ Association (‘NEDA’) has appointed Barry Gamble as a Senior Adviser. Barry is well known to NEDA, as Chairman of the NEDA Annual Debate and will be working with the executive team, advising on the further strategic development of the Association.
Graham Durgan, Chair of NEDA, welcomed Barry’s appointment and noted “Non-Executive Directors have an increasingly important role to play in all organisations, especially in bringing a diversity of thought, positive challenge and an ability to draw on their knowledge and experience. This appointment is timely as we further develop the NEDA proposition, by continuing to broaden the base of our sponsors and associates and increasing our membership”.
Barry Gamble is an experienced private, public company and charity board director and is Chairman of The NED City Debates. He has led a private equity MBO, public company IPO, secondary fundraisings, including working with the Takeover Panel, and an AIM de-admission. As Senior Adviser at Boudicca Proxy he also has experience of shareholder activists, institutions and corporate boards in shareholder engagement and activist scenarios.
Alongside board advisory and NED roles he regularly writes and speaks about the challenge of board best practice working with a range of organisations and media outlets. The letters column of the Financial Times has published a number of his views on board best practice and corporate governance. He was for a number of years Editor-at-Large at ‘BoardRoom’ magazine.