Better Boards Conference 2023

Better Boards Conference 2023 Forging Strategic Pathways BRISBANE, 2–3 JUNE 2023


Creating a strategic Board Agenda to focus the Board

Steven Bowman

Managing Director, Conscious Governance

Steven Bowman brings a great depth of experience facilitating board reviews and strategic planning processes. Steven has held numerous senior executive, CEO and Board positions in USA and Australia, as well as authoring and co-authoring over 14 books on governance, strategy, risk and executive leadership.
He has previously held positions as National Executive Director of the Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance, Australian Society of Corporate Treasurers, General Manager of ExpoHire (Australia) Pty Ltd, Assistant Director of the Australian Society of CPAs, and Director of the American College of Health Care Administrators.

He is a past President and Life Fellow of the Australasian Society of Association Executives, and has held numerous other board positions. He was the founder and Associate Program Director of the Certificate and Advanced Certificate in Association Management at Monash Mt Eliza Business School for 11 years.

One of the most powerful tools of the board is the Strategically Focused Board Agenda. There are some techniques that many boards don’t (or sometimes wont) use that can dramatically focus the attention of directors on strategy and change the culture of the board and quality of discussions at board and senior executive level. Uncover the secrets to a focused board meeting, and some powerful insights into structuring board reports that support this.

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