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Transparency International UK Board Skills Matrices December 2016


BOARD SKILLS MATRIX Name: Shalni Arora

Skill

Level of Experience 1 - extensive experience/main area of expertise 2 - significant experience 3 - some experience 4 - no experience

Details/Comments

Leadership or other engagement at Board level

2

Finance Director of a successful Biotech company for 8 years, trustee on 2 other charity boards, leadership and project management experience

Financial management, planning & control experience

1

Qualified ACA at Arthur Andersen, executive career in business development, budget planning and control and as FD

Business / Private Sector experience

1

Arthur Andersen, Astrazeneca, DxS. Also come from a family of entrepreneurs and significant exposure to the business world through current family businesses

Legal and/or advocacy experience

2

Legal contract negotiation, licensing

Working with NGOs

1

Now run my own charitable foundation, very experienced in grant management and working with other NGOs, trustee on two other charity boards

Working within Government

4

Experience of influencing governments

4

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BOARD SKILLS MATRIX Name: Graham Baxter

Skill

Level of Experience 1 - extensive experience/main area of expertise 2 - significant experience 3 - some experience 4 - no experience

Details/Comments

Leadership or other engagement at Board level

2

5 years closely involved with the Board of the International Business Leaders Forum (2008-2013).

Financial management, planning & control experience

1

Various roles in Commercial and Financial Control at BP Exploration including Chief of Staff, BP Solar and Business Leader, Magnus both roles with line responsibility for financial control and planning.

Business / Private Sector experience

1

40 years working in and (as a consultant) with oil & gas private sector.

Legal and/or advocacy experience

3

Worked with company lawyers in supporting role only. No legal qualifications

Working with NGOs

2

Responsible for International NGO engagement at BP for 4 years. Worked for NGO (IBLF) for 6 years. Led several workshops and panel discussion with NGOs included.

Working within Government

4

Experience of influencing governments

2

Responsible for Government Affairs at BP Solar (4 years) and worked directly with UK, US, Vietnamese, Philippine and EU governments.

2


BOARD SKILLS MATRIX July 2016 Name: Michael Bowes QC

Level of Experience

Skill

1 - extensive experience/main area of expertise 2 - significant experience 3 - some experience 4 - no experience

Details/Comments

Leadership or other engagement at Board level

1

Joint Head of Outer Temple Chambers since 2012.

Financial management, planning & control experience

2

Joint Head of Outer Temple Chambers.

Business / Private Sector experience

2

Outer Temple Chambers is a multi-million pound business. As Head of Governance I chair the Chambers Management Committee, which is akin to a board of directors. This involves complex budget and general management/ governance issues.

Legal and/or advocacy experience

1

This is my main work as a practising Queen’s Counsel.

Working with NGOs

3

My experience in working with TI-UK and now additionally some experience in working with TI-S.

Working within Government

4

Experience of influencing governments

2

Chair of Bar Council Remuneration Committee (2007-2010). This committee dealt with fees issues for the entire Bar, including negotiating with government in respect of criminal, civil and family law legal aid.

I have substantial experience of working with government in respect of Bar fees and also various criminal justice issues, particularly in relation to vulnerable witnesses. I was directly involved in Lord Carter’s Review of Legal Aid Procurement on behalf of the Bar.

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BOARD SKILLS MATRIX Name: Sam Eastwood

Level of Experience

Skill

1 - extensive experience/main area of expertise 2 - significant experience 3 - some experience 4 - no experience Leadership or other engagement at Board level

3

Details/Comments

TI experience (to date); Member of UCL Centre for Ethics and Law Advisory Board ; Leadership positions at Norton Rose Fulbright – Graduate Recruitment Partner; Practice Leader

Financial management, planning & control experience

3

I manage budgets daily in terms of my day to day case load and am involved in managing my Team’s practice at Norton Rose Fulbright

Business / Private Sector experience

1

Acquired through practice at Norton Rose Fulbright - 27 years

Legal and/or advocacy experience

1

Acquired through practice at Norton Rose Fulbright - 27 years

Working with NGOs

3

TI experience (to date)

Working within Government

4

Experience of influencing governments

3

Acquired through practice at Norton Rose Fulbright - 27 years

4


BOARD SKILLS MATRIX Name: Fiona Thompson Skill

Level of Experience 1 - extensive experience/main area of expertise 2 - significant experience 3 - some experience 4 - no experience

Details/Comments

Leadership or other engagement at Board level

1

Board member of several not-for profit organisations involved in international development, sustainability and education, including City and Islington Further Education College, Forum for the Future and until term expired in 2015, Vice-Chair of CARE International UK.

Financial management, planning & control experience

1

Chartered accountant (ICAEW). Chair of the Finance Committee of City and Islington College (including chairing the Due Diligence Committee for merger). Chair of the Audit and Assurance Committee of Forum for the Future.

Business / Private Sector experience

2

As an independent consultant over many years, have advised business and governments on foreign direct investment, financing and government-business relations, mainly in emerging markets.

Legal and/or advocacy experience

3

Exposure to numerous contract negotiations and advised on the development of legal and regulatory frameworks during career, primarily from a finance perspective.

Working with NGOs

2

In addition to being a board member of several NGOs (see above), I have significant experience of the governance and legal context in which NGOs operate and have also facilitated interaction between different stakeholder groups in a wide range of organisational and cultural contexts as part of work on .state restructuring, development finance, indigenisation etc. I am also familiar with a key field of influence for NGOs through my doctorate in development politics and economics.

Working within Government

4

Experience of influencing governments

3

Advisory work frequently involved outlining the economic and financial implications of policy frameworks for government representatives up to ministerial level.

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BOARD SKILLS MATRIX Name: Jeff Kaye

Skill

Level of Experience 1 - extensive experience/main area of expertise 2 - significant experience 3 - some experience 4 - no experience

Leadership or other engagement at Board level

Financial management, planning & control experience

1

Details/Comments

Board Chair in Public and Third Sectors for over 20 years; over 25 years as Board member in Private sector as CEO; previously, CEO and board member of Charities / NGO’s.

Fellow of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants; Chair FAC in several organisations. 1

Business / Private Sector experience

Extensive career in aerospace and defence, IT, mergers and acquisitions (M&A); wide international experience. 1

Legal and/or advocacy experience

As negotiator and user of legal advisors. 3

Working with NGOs

1 Working within Government

Worked with TI since 2004, Director of Global Witness for close to 5 years, CEO of Health-related charity, Chair of Charities As supplier to Governments across the world; as Director of NGO’s working with Governments internationally

3 Experience of influencing governments

2

As prime contractor to Governments across the world from private sector and not-for-profit; as Director of NGO’s working with Governments internationally – e.g. DfID, DoD.

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BOARD SKILLS MATRIX Name: Natasha Clayton

Skill

Level of Experience 1 - extensive experience/main area of expertise 2 - significant experience 3 - some experience 4 - no experience

Leadership or other engagement at Board level

Financial management, planning & control experience

2

Details/Comments

Chief Operating Officer/Interim Chief Executive at Farm Africa, previously trustee of Pesticide Action Network, early experience at PwC working with audit committees

Qualified chartered accountant with seventeen years PQE, mostly with a financial component 1

Business / Private Sector experience

2

Legal and/or advocacy experience

4

Working with NGOs

1

Working within Government

4

Experience of influencing governments

3

Ten years with PwC, focusing on private sector

Ten years experience working within NGO sector in a variety of organisations large and small

Chair of CamdenCAN, networking organisation helping to influence local and national politicians on the subject of climate change

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BOARD SKILLS MATRIX Name: Tamara Davies

Skill

Level of Experience 1 - extensive experience/main area of expertise 2 - significant experience 3 - some experience 4 - no experience

Details/Comments

Leadership or other engagement at Board level

3

Act as secretary to one of Vodafone’s main board Committees, so I have observed board level activities, but limited personal experience in engaging

Financial management, planning & control experience

1

Chartered accountant and work in a risk/compliance function.

Business / Private Sector experience

2

Have been working with in industry for over 4 years although haven’t worked on the commercial side of the business, my experience is more on the compliance side of business.

Legal and/or advocacy experience

4

Working with NGOs

3

Working within Government

4

Experience of influencing governments

4

My only recent experience is working with TI

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BOARD SKILLS MATRIX Name: David Nussbaum

Skill

Level of Experience 1 - extensive experience/main area of expertise 2 - significant experience 3 - some experience 4 - no experience

Details/Comments

Leadership or other engagement at Board level

1

Board-level executive and non-executive experience in the commercial, social business and NGO sectors for over 25 years.

Financial management, planning & control experience

2

Finance background, chartered accountant, over a decade as Finance Director, Masters in Finance (degree).

Business / Private Sector experience

2

Over a decade in the private sector, including as the FD of a quoted plc.

Legal and/or advocacy experience

3

Significant experience of instructing lawyers in relation to many aspects of corporate law, ranging from property law to defamation.

Working with NGOs

1

Over 20 years’ experience at Director, CEO and/or Trustee level in International NGOs.

Working within Government

4

I have not been employed by government.

Experience of influencing governments

2

Substantial experience of seeking to influence government: ranging from meetings with ministers to pursuing a judicial review against the government.

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BOARD SKILLS MATRIX Name: Paul Heywood

Level of Experience

Skill

1 - extensive experience/main area of expertise 2 - significant experience 3 - some experience 4 - no experience Leadership or other engagement at Board level

1

Details/Comments

Chair of the Board of Directors of Government & Opposition Ltd (2010-16) Have held senior management roles at the University of Nottingham (Head of School, Dean of the Graduate School, Executive Faculty Dean). As Executive Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences (2011-15), Chair of several high-level boards, including Faculty Executive Board, and membership of a very wide range of other senior groups within the organisation. Fellow of Leadership Foundation for Higher Education.

Financial management, planning & control experience

2

In various leadership positions at the University of Nottingham, I have been responsible for significant budgets of several million pounds. Have also managed a number of research awards at Principal Investigator, and am currently responsible for a ÂŁ3.6m programme funded by the BA and DFID.

Business / Private Sector experience

4

Legal and/or advocacy experience

4

Working with NGOs

3

Working within Government

4

Experience of influencing governments

3

Have worked extensively in an advisory capacity with TI Secretariat since the mid-1990s; have also collaborated with organisations such as Global Witness and Global Integrity.

I have provided advice on corruption-related issues to government ministries in Bolivia, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Poland and the UK.

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