Articles by Henri Eliot
Henri Eliot is Founder and CEO of Board Dynamics. He has had a diverse international career through senior executive and board roles with large and complex organisations including: JP Morgan Chase, Deloitte, PwC and Bank of Montreal. Henri is currently Chairman Balle Bros Group, Trustee Plunket Foundation and President Canada New Zealand Business Council. Henri is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand and holds a BA from McGill University, LLB (Hons) from the University of London and MBA from Richmond University. He recently completed a post graduate degree from the University of Cambridg
The Role of Newbies in the Boardroom
Not-for-profit organisations are increasingly looking for a younger presence in the boardroom for the digital skill sets and perspective they can bring to emerging areas of board oversight, including strategy, digital marketing and online fundraising. Changing a board’s demographics and traditions comes with risks as less experienced directors often require more training and resources early in their tenure to better understand and fill their roles. Often boards pair new members with experienced directors who serve as coaches during the transition.