Lynne Berry

Broadening the talent pool

‘Women in the voluntary sector are trying to break through a glass silo rather than a glass ceiling. The women we are talking about are extremely experienced at both executive and non-executive level on public and voluntary boards. Between them they have run some of the largest organisations in this country, but the corporate sector has been slow to recognise the relevance of their skills.’

Peter Tunjic

On directorship

‘ ... the goal posts keep moving and are becoming harder to see. Value creation depends on which shareholder the board listens to. A share trader’s idea of value is different and even opposed to that of a shareholder who plans to hold their shares indefinitely. In addition, the practice of share lending is making it hard to know who the real shareholder is.’