Sean O’Hare

Executive pay

‘... instead of increased dialogue with shareholders it is likely that these proposals will result in less direct engagement with real shareholders and the rise of intermediaries – is this really what the Government wanted to see?’

Helen Pitcher

Another governance banking crisis

‘As soon as the chairman and CEO start singing off different hymn sheets and the NEDs are playing catch-up, the reputation and credibility of the board and organisation can rapidly dissipate and is hard to win back.’