Articles written by David Castle
At the time of writing David is a legal practitioner accredited by the Law Society of NSW, with over 50 years in practice as a solicitor, a member of the Law Society of NSW business law committee and a member of the Law Council of Australia taxation committee. Current Experience includes President, Marian Street Theatre for Young People Inc, Vice President, The Loyal Henry Community Association Inc, Legal Consultant, CB Consulting Pty Ltd. and Mediator. Former Roles include Senior partner, Dibbs Barker Lawyers, Director, WC Penfold Ltd (a listed public company), Chair, the Companies, Liquidators and Auditors Disciplinary Board, and Chair, the NSW Tax Agents Board. David is a Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors, Member, Council on the Ageing (NSW), and Secretary, NSW Branch of Family Business Australia.
Making Boards Fit for Purpose
Many successful organisations have not, until now, had to navel gaze – or change. Why worry if you can keep doing the same thing successfully, year after year? However, post Hayne and post Covid 19, the landscape has changed. “Good old boys drinking whisky and rye_“1 should no longer govern even the local cricket club. No organisation can ignore the requirements of corporate governance, risk management and the changed landscape – post Covid 19.