Lead Director & Nonexecutive Chair Resource Center

Lead Director & Nonexecutive Chair Resource Center

The rapid pace and complexity of change in today’s business environment calls for stronger and more effective board leadership. Whether this leadership takes the form of a board chair or lead independent director, it is the leader’s job to build and maintain a high-performing board. This resource center offers thought leadership, tools, and templates to enhance the role of lead directors as they navigate today’s increasingly disruptive and demanding business environment.

Provide Effective Leadership                                            

Future Proofing Director Skill Sets 10 Questions to Evaluate a Board’s Fit for Purpose Using Proxy Disclosure to Increase Boardroom Transparency How Lead Directors Can Facilitate Board Engagement in Strategy Navigating Disruptive Risk: The Lead Director Lens How Lead Directors are Helping Their Boards Keep Pace


The Lead Director’s Role in Deepening Board Engagement in Strategy


Cyber-Risk Oversight Certificate Course Directorship Essentials: Compliance and Ethics Directorship Essentials: Risk Oversight Fit for the Future Master Class Virtual Director Professionalism® Virtual NACD Summit 2020

The Lead Director’s Role and Scope

Attributes of a Lead Director Investor Expectations of Board Leaders Blue Ribbon Commission Report: An Urgent Imperative for Board Leadership Board Leadership and the Role of the Lead Director (Sidley Austin) Director FAQ: Board Leadership Structure Blue Ribbon Commission Report: Effective Lead Director

Board Oversight Structure and Policies

Board Leadership Structure Board Effectiveness Checklist Cultivating Long-Term Habits of a Highly Effective Board Future Proofing Director Skill Sets A Field Guide to Bad Directors Are You Paying Your Lead Director Appropriately?