The annual Non-Executive Director Awards is taking place next month and the shortlist of the best in the boardroom has just been announced.
The NED awards was established 14 years ago, where NEDA is a founding member together with Peel Hunt. It recognises the achievements of Non-Executive Directors within seven categories.
The Awards Ceremony will take place on the 12th March 2020 – the event is by invitation only.
The 2020 NED Awards Shortlist announced in the Sunday Times on 9 February 2020 is:
FTSE 100 - John Allan of Tesco, Sir George Buckley of Smiths, Charles Holliday of Shell, Jan du Plessis of BT and Paul Walsh of Compass
FTSE All-Share - Charles Berry of Weir, Ian Durant of Greggs, Debbie Hewitt of Restaurant Group, Ben Shapiro of PureTech Health, Henry Staunton of WH Smith
FTSE AIM - Chris Bell of Team 17, David Rasche of GB Group, Leslie-Ann Reed of Learning Technologies, David Tilston of Scientific Digital Imaging and Martin Towers of Restore
Private and PE backed - Cyrus Adralan of OakNorth Bank, Irene Dorner of Control Risks, Paul Duncanson of Fletchers Solicitors, Graham Gayler of Ridgeview Estate Winery and Michael Parton of Arqiva
Not-For-Profit and Public Service - Bernadette Conroy of Network Homes, Sarah Ebanja of Newlon Housing Trust, Surgeon Rear Admiral Lionel john Jarvis of St John Ambulance, Derek Lewis of Royal Menace Society and Christopher Rodrigues of the Port of London Authority
NED to Watch (awarded in memory of Dame Helen Alexander) - Page Nyame-Satterthwaite of National Children’s Bureau, Chloe Ponsonby of Avon Rubber, Celia Pronto of South East Water, Paulette Rowe of United Utilities and Emma Taylor of the Safety & Reliability Society.