Independent Committee Member
Our client is a social housing provider in the North West who own 13,500 homes and employ over 500 people. They were looking for an Independent Committee Member for their Audit and Risk Committee.
For this role we looked at our immediate network of NEDs and senior managers who had a background in this area and had previously expressed an interest in joining a committee / board and where in regular contact with. With an existing pool readily available to contact and known to us we could very quickly provide a shortlist for client interview.
The assignment resulted in placement of a candidate that came from outside the sector and was retired from executive life but building a non-executive portfolio and had sat previously on Audit committees.
Wickland Westcott have adopted the Voluntary Code of Conduct for Executive Search Firms which, amongst other things, sets a minimum expectation level for gender diversity for each search assignment.