Boards are to head off problems and deal effectively with potential crisis
We invite all IDN members to join the IDN webinar on March 3 under the theme “The Reason Why some Top Boards can sleep at Night“.
“A Board’s aim is to try to head off problems before they arise and, if that is not possible, to deal with the crisis in the most effective way possible: getting this right is crucial as it can result in civil and/or criminal liability, reputational harm and insurance matters for many years.
Gerard Forlin QC, Barrister and Queen’s Counsel, Cornerstone Barristers
Gerard Forlin was educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, LSE and UCL. Gerard has been a practicing Barrister and Queen’s Counsel for over 35 years, and has worked in more than 60 countries, from the Falkland Islands to Seoul and from Vancouver to Queenstown, New Zealand. He has chambers in London, in Sydney and, until recently, in Singapore.
Gerard has acted for many Global companies, unions and individuals across a plethora of industries covering Corporate Governance. He is an expert on many types of “Risk”.
Gerard has also acted in numerous “disaster” cases all over the world including:
• The Ladbroke Grove and Southall train crashes
• Alton Towers
• Formula 1 and other sporting events
Gerard has authored over 100 articles and books on Corporate Governance, Corruption, Health and Safety and lectures to Boards, Universities and other Institutions all over the world.
Dominic Nixon, Board Member and Former PWC FS Leader Asia
Dominic is the Chairman of the ICAEW City Group in Singapore and of the Tanglin Trust School. He is a board member at INSEAD Directors Network, at the Council of the British Chamber of Commerce in Singapore, at the Financial Services Technical Group of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore (ICPAS).
Dominic was the leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) Financial Services Industry Practice in Asia, and a member of the firm’s Global Financial Services Leadership Team for over 10 years.
During his career, Dominic has been involved with the provision of a broad range of financial services assurance and advisory services including statutory audits, financial due diligence, accounting advice, internal audit and regulatory advice, to many leading global and regional institutions.
Dominic is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).