Philip Sydney

Evaluating Board Reviews

‘With Board Reviews now seemingly such an established part of the board’s annual cycle – and given the commitment of time and resources that a board is undertaking when embarking on a Review exercise – it is incumbent on all of those working in this space to focus on moving the practice forward.’

Vanessa Jones

Governance of large private UK companies

‘I find the Wates Principles refreshingly simple and uncomplicated. They provide scope for each company to clearly articulate their enterprise processes and attitudes that add value to their business, help build its reputation and ensure long-term continuity and success. That is the essence of good governance and if companies cannot clearly articulate that for themselves that should be a red-flag.’