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Good Governance: Implications for corporates, markets and economic prosperity

Asset Managers Fidelity arranged a high profile event entitled “Good governance: implications for corporates, markets, and economic prosperity” on the 22nd February 2018. Dr. Sabine Dembkowski was part of the panel together with Tangy Morgan from the Bank of England, Justine Lutterodt from the Centre of Synchronous Leadership and Maike Currie writer, broadcaster, author, and Investment Director at Fidelity.

The future of value creation

“The future of value creation” is published in a highly respected Italian Finance magazine. Any private equity investment aims to achieve great returns. The articles describes how board development and the seven levers of effective boards can be used to ensure superior value creation in the future.

9th Private Equity Symposium London Business School

Dr. Sabine Dembowski was together with Juan de Ochoa, KKR Capstone; Roanne Daniels, Bain Capital Private Equity; Zeina Bain, The Carlyle Group and Mark Veldon, AlixPartners part of the panel "Operational improvements in a low growth world" at the 9th Private Equity Symposium London Business School 7th – 8th June 2016.

Private Equity board audits

The article provides for those outside of the Private Equity industry invaluable insights into the state of play in the industry when it comes to board audits and board development programmes.

Board audits and development: the next lever of value creation

The articles provides insights into the lively panel discussion at the Operating Partner Forum 2016 and highlights some of the key results. What makes the article particularly interesting is some “hard data” about the extend board audits/development programmes are used as a leaver of value creation in Private Equity.

Board audit: Let´s get it right

"Board audit: Let´s get it right" is published in the Governance magazine. Given that management is the key enabler and driver of value creation it is quite surprising how little effort is presently put into the systematic development of executive boards. Should this not be one of the key tasks of chairmen and actually one they are measured on? The article highlights what needs to be done to really benefit from board audits. Click image to read more.

Private Equity International´s Operating Partner Forum Europe

Dr. Sabine Dembkowski chairs the panel “Board audits and development programmes: The next lever of value creation” at Private Equity International´s Operating Partner Forum Europe.  Panelists were Conor Boden, Head of Portfolio Board Development, Advent International, Miles Graham, former Operating Partner and CEO, Helen Roberts, Skillcapital and Geoffrey Scott, Co-Chairman, Uster Technologies.

The next lever of value creation

The article "The next lever of value creation" is published in the Women in Private Equity Awards magazine. The article highlights how Private Equity can utilise the power of board development to create value and realise ambitious value creation plans. Click image to read more.

ICSA Events

Dr Sabine Dembkowski participates at two ICSA events that focused on the dynamics in the boardroom and the creation of the boardroom for the future.

Raise the bar

The articel "Raise the bar" by Dr Sabine Dembkowski about the insights and work of Better Boards is published in the members magazine of The Institute of Chartered Secetaries and Administrators (ICSA).

Better Boards’ ‘Board Advisory Programme’ receives ICF certification

Better Boards Limited is now a certified provider of professional development programmes for coaches (Continuing Coach Education - CCE). Certification has been granted by the International Coach Federation (ICF), the world's largest non-profit association for professional coaches. The licensing programme grants participants 26 CCE Units. Besides the general benefits of the ICF, the programme is also a perfect proof for the individual and professional development as a coach.

ICF Turkey 2015 Conference

Dr Sabine Dembkowski is a key note speaker at the "ICF Turkey 2015 Conference" in Istanbul. Please let us know if you are interested in her presentation "Managing and Developing Effective Boards". We will be very happy to e-mail you a copy.