Jody Nunn

Jody Nunn is the WA State Manager of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a membership organisation committed to excellence in governance. AICD makes a positive impact on society and the economy through governance education, director development and advocacy, backed by a membership of more than 4,300 in WA, including directors and senior leaders from business, government and the not-for-profit sectors. Jody has completed an MBA (UWA), and is a Graduate of the Company Directors Course (GAICD). Jody studied her undergraduate at WAAPA, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (Arts Management).

Top 5 CEO turnover trends for boards

CEO management and turnover can be a challenging issue for organisations seeking stable governance.

How a credit union harnessed AI

 Credit Union Australia set out on the AI path to make life easier for customers and employees. Here are CUA's lessons to help boards make the most of AI.

5 biggest privacy risks online

ACCC's Digital Platforms Inquiry report will be released this month following consumer privacy breaches in 2018. Annelies Moens lists the top 5 privacy risks online for directors.

Your EOFY business checklist

From assets to leasing, with the end of financial year fast approaching, here's a checklist for business leaders to ensure best business practice in the new financial year. The Big Picture

Indigenous business leaders gather in WA

In May this year, 17 scholarship recipients from around the country gathered in Perpetual’s Perth offices to take part in a one-off AICD Company Directors Course (CDC).

6 ways to manage strategic risk

Recent studies show the dangers in mismanaging strategic risk for shareholder value.

What election #2019 policies will affect your business?

With the 2019 federal election due 18 May, we summarise the major policies and issues voters (and directors) should be across. Story by Zilla Efrat.

Tougher new penalties for employer breaches

The Migration and Other Legislation Amendment (Enhanced Integrity) Act 2018 came into effect in December last year to strengthen penalties against employer sponsors who breach obligations to staff.

5 lessons from AGM season: ASIC

From remuneration to shareholder action and beyond, ASIC Commissioner John Price summarises key AGM season trends.

How effective boards can challenge management

 Calls for boards to challenge management more robustly sound good in theory.

Director sentiment lowest in two years on economic uncertainty

The confidence of Australia’s company directors is at its lowest point in over two years according to the latest Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Director Sentiment Index (DSI).

Tougher new ASIC warns directors

In this year's federal Budget, The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) was awarded more than $400 million in extra annual funding over four years, 25 per cent more than last year.

10 tips to boost your board composition

Ensuring your board has the right skills to face the future of governance is a fine art. We share our top tips for improving your board's balance, in this article written by Dianne Jacobs MAICD.

2019 Federal Budget Analysis

What does the 2019 Federal Budget mean for your organisation and for the wider Australian economy?

Is your organisation successfully handling complaints?

Effectively handling complaints can provide valuable information to enhance company performance. We outline here the best way to deal with your complaints. Five questions to consider

6 helpful ways to improve IT governance on your board

IT can be a tricky topic for boards, given that many lack the knowledge to properly govern technology functions. We list 6 ways to ensure your board is maximising its IT potential.

Why international directors will benefit your board

Boards need to build their level of international skills and connections to run with optimum success, but there are challenges involved, writes Tony Featherstone, Consultign Editor of the AICD Governa

Key findings from the banking Royal Commission final report

Boards will need discipline and focus in the wake of the Royal Commission final report. Here policy staff at the Australian Institutue ot Company Directors recount the major findings and what they mea

Stronger corporate penalties are here

The Treasury Laws Amendment (Strengthening Corporate and Financial Sector Penalties) Bill 2018 was passed by Parliament on 18 February 2019.

The Hayne debrief – beyond shareholder primacy

In the wake of the Hayne Royal Commission final report, the concept of shareholder primacy is now being examined, writes AICD Communications Executive Shelley Dempsey.

Five questions to ask about your next board role

Deciding whether to take on a new board role can be a complex process involving due diligence, commercial sensitivity and canny detective work.

6 big issues for directors in 2019

As the New Year shapes up as another big year in the governance space for directors, here the AICD Advocacy team take a look at the big issues for boards.

12 traits successful businesses have in common

How do you become world’s best practice? Phil Ruthven AM FAICD identifies 12 commonsense themes.

Good chats and good yarns: Western Australian directors gather for 42nd Rottnest Forum

“Youse have a good conference, a good chat, a good yarn,” said Neville Collard, a Noongar man, one of the traditional owners of Rottnest Island, or Wadjemup by its Noongar name, as he welcomed Western

Why boards should be going abroad

It was a trip to Shanghai with the ANZ board in 2017 that gave Graeme Liebelt FAICD, Dulux and ANZ non-executive director and Amcor chair, a powerful sense of the impact of mobile technology and the r

Frank Cooper AO FAICD on how bards should manage risk

The Division Council president of AICD WA and distinguished non-exectuive director talks on managing risk and assessing an organisation’s true state of cultural health.

5 top global risks in 2018

Despite promising headline global growth, the world's economies and societies remain vulnerable amid proliferating indications of uncertainty, instability and fragility, the World Economic Forum says

The four criteria boards look at when recruiting a new director

In this edited extract from the AICD's essential guide to achieving your board ambitions, Developing Your Director Career, author Elizabeth Jameson FAICD runs through how board recruitment works so yo

Putting the West to the test

There is growing confidence that Western Australia is finding its way back from the aftermath of the resources and construction boom and bust. However, some things have substantially changed.

Futureproofing your board skills

Nora Scheinkestel FAICD, chair of Macquarie Atlas Roads and a Telstra board member, is among the growing number of directors who have gone to coding school to expand their knowledge of the digital wor

5 Key lessons on leadership

From November 2008 to December 2016, Australia had four prime ministers. Meanwhile, our neighbours across the Tasman had one, the Rt Hon Sir John Key.



5 tips to make your LinkedIn profile stand out

At a recent AICD event, professional LinkedIn profile and résumé writer Karen Tisdell shared her top tips on enhancing your online presence and why you should treat LinkedIn as seriously as any face-t

How to get your board career started

When setting out on a board career, you can’t expect to jump straight on to an ASX 20 board.

ASIC's accounting warning for directors

ASIC has issued two important releases on preparing financial statements and on upcoming changes to accounting standards. AICD Senior Policy Adviser Kerry Hicks explains what directors need to know.

What directors need to know about fintech

Since all organisations rely on financial services in some way, directors will need to be cognisant of the changes fintech is bringing as it enters the mainstream.

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6 helpful ways to improve IT governance on your board

IT can be a tricky topic for boards, given that many lack the knowledge to properly govern technology functions. We list 6 ways to ensure your board is maximising its IT potential.