Articles by Philip Mayers
Philip Mayers is a Director with Dakin Mayers Human Resources Consultants. Philip has extensive experience in health, community services, education and fundraising. The former Chief Executive of Montefiore Homes, he has recruited over 600 senior executives who have led major achievements for their organisations. He has served as deputy chairman of Royal District Nursing Service and chairman of Make-A-Wish Foundation of Australia. Philip has chaired the nominating committees of RDNS and the international board of Make-A-Wish Foundation in the USA. He is currently chairman of the governance committee of Make-A-Wish International (worldwide). Philip has BA and LLB degrees and is a certified member of the Australian Human Resources Institute.
Recruiting Board Members – Working with a Nominating Committee
For too long, not-for-profit boards have remained a coy social group, not always adding value to the strategic development and operations of the organisations on whose boards they sit – yet CEOs cannot get their strategies off the ground unless they have a capable board to endorse and support them. It’s all about cause and effect. The problem often results from the way in which directors were recruited in the first place.