Best Practice Governance for Better Board Decision-Making

Best Practice Governance for Better Board Decision-Making

Tools & systems that will keep your board performing at its best.

Tamara Barr

Tamara Barr

Managing Director @ CSB Corporate Services

Better Boards is pleased to present "Best Practice Governance for Better Board Decision-Making" in partnership with Tamara Barr, Managing Director @ CSB Corporate Services.

Understanding and implementing best practices in governance is crucial for boards to make informed, effective decisions.

  • How do structured processes enhance board decision-making?

  • Why are rigorous procedures and detailed record-keeping fundamental?

  • How can directors leverage governance tools to enhance their decision-making?

In this session, Tamara Barr draws on two decades of experience in Company Secretary roles as she covers the tools and best practice processes employed by highly effective boards. She will explore the essential tools and systems that keep boards performing at their best, enhancing overall functionality and decision-making efficiency.

Tamara will explore:

Challenges and Processes: Discover the common challenges faced by boards and the best processes to manage these issues effectively. Tamara will share insights on employing best practices in board packs, meetings, registers, and lodgements to ensure smooth operations and compliance.

Understanding Board Governance: Tamara will elucidate the critical aspects of procedures, record keeping, and other governance tools that support high-performing boards. She’ll discuss the intricacies of these elements across various industries and board settings.

Case Studies and Real-Life Applications: Through practical case studies from her career, Tamara will illustrate how effective governance can be implemented. These examples will highlight successful strategies and common pitfalls in managing board procedures, record-keeping, board packs, board meetings, registers, and lodgements.

Take this opportunity to enhance your board’s efficiency with a deeper understanding of the skills and tools that improve board governance.

About the Presenter
Tamara Barr

Tamara brings over 20 years' experience practicing as a Company Secretary and Corporate Governance Advisor across a variety of corporate sectors and industries. She has worked predominantly in Australia, as well as in the UK and Europe, providing service to ASX listed, Public and NFP companies. Tamara is a Fellow Company Secretary with Governance Institute of Australia (GIA). As a Company Secretary and Corporate Governance Advisor, Tamara works closely with the Board and C-Suite to provide relevant advice and support. She is passionate about sound Corporate Governance procedures. Tamara lives and breathes Corporate Governance and the development of seamless process development; she has an unstoppable commitment to excellence. She leads the Corporate Governance Team in providing the highest level of Secretarial services.


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