Sir Simon Robertson

A boardroom conversation with ...

‘Being on a board requires an understanding of your accountability. You have to know what’s expected of you, and to have something to offer. As a non-executive, you have to realise that what is advertised as a 30-day a year commitment can easily become an every-day responsibility if for example an acquisition is undertaken or some crisis happens.’

Daniel Godfrey

New Investor Forum

‘The [working group’s] conclusions were a very clear assertion of the value of a long-term, principled approach where, in the words of the Chairman, [James Anderson] investors “... must be consistently engaged rather than occasionally outraged”.’