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  • Recovering from a crisis – key considerations for Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) Webinar Register

Webinar: Recovering from a crisis – key considerations for Non-Executive Directors (NEDs)

Date: 10 September 2020
Time: 11:00 - 12:00


Tom Horigan
  • Summary

Join us on 10 September to discuss how BDO is helping identify the key stages, issues and opportunities you should consider as your organisation progresses towards succeeding post COVID-19.

This high-level strategic presentation uses ‘Rethink’, BDO’s global framework, which has been designed around the following ‘stages’ to encourage a broader review of original business models and commercial assumptions that can be used to manage business priorities, address issues and leverage thinking:

  1. React - ensure that measures are taken to secure business survival in the short term
  2. Resilience - safeguarding vital elements of a company where necessary throughout the prevailing business environment
  3. Realise - future benefits of sensible business decisions taken calmly and pragmatically

These three stages can be considered separately to help you as a Non-Executive Director to guide management through COVID-19 over the medium to long-term. We will be providing real life examples and talk you through how BDO has implemented the framework internally.


Matthew White - Matthew is BDO’s Senior Partner and Chair of BDO LLP’s Partnership Council, which is the elected body charged with governance and equity matters. He is also an assurance partner in our professional services group and has significant experience in advising professional service firms in the legal, accountancy and consulting sub sectors.

Zoe Bailey - Zoe is a Senior Business Leader, Board Advisor and Strategic Development Specialist, expert in influencing the delivery of commercially-focused business strategies. She coordinates and delivers the firm’s strategic framework at BDO working across business streams to ensure identification and delivery of priorities. Zoe also manages major change programmes aligned to the firm’s strategic framework and is a NED at Nelson Croom.

Tim Foster - Tim is a Risk Advisory Services Partner, with over 20 year's track record of successfully leading and delivering risk advisory and assurance assignments for large corporates throughout the UK and around the world. He has extensive experience in setting up and running value adding assurance and internal control functions, and managing large, complex projects (including SOX, SOX-Lite and COSO).