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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).

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.

Top directors pick the books that inspired them in 2017

1. Frank Cooper AO FAICD, Chairman, Insurance Commission of Western Australia; Director, Woodside Petroleum Ltd Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few Robert B. Reich

5 key economic trends for 2018

It’s that time of year when directors should be looking ahead to the likely economic challenges and opportunities in 2018.

6 Issues for boards to consider in 2018

As corporate governance stays in the spotlight, it worth considering some of the key themes that are likely to occupy the minds of board members next year.   1. Corporate culture

5 lessons for boards from the Weinstein scandal

The Weinstein scandal has shown boards what not to do when there are serious accusations of harassment against a senior organisational figure.

John Wylie's six ways to improve your risk culture

The danger of being a stationary target has never been greater for business, writes leading banker and investor John Wylie AM FAICD.

5 trends of the robot revolution

Automation will transform jobs, businesses and the economy. Beverley Head surveyed the data and spoke to the experts on what directors need to know. 1. Automation will replace some jobs

Four quarters with Mike Fitzpatrick

In the thick of football finals season, we spoke to former AFL chairman, Rio Tinto director and Subiaco ruckman Mike Fitzpatrick about AFL governance and how as a director you know when it's the right

4 questions directors must ask to lead their organisations through the digital age

Today all businesses are technology businesses.

4 things cyber-savvy organisations have in common

The cybersecurity landscape is rapidly evolving. More organisations are investing time and resources into ensuring that they are on the front foot when disaster strikes.

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.

3 must-haves for a good board-CEO relationship

Risk, succession talks, being too involved or not involved enough – navigating the dynamic and natural tension that exists between an organisation’s board and CEO can be difficult.

Bain & Company’s 5 forces shaping the firm of the future

At an AICD Directors’ Breakfast, Bain & Company partner James Root outlined the five forces shaping the firm of the future as the era of shareholder primacy starts to break down.

3 tips for directors on asset management

All board directors are asset managers, entrusted to manage and generate value from investments for the organisation and its stakeholders.

What directors need to know about adapting to the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things will profoundly affect how we live our lives and businesses must adapt. Gavin Smith, Chair of the Internet of Things Alliance, explains what directors need to know.

The 5 steps boards should take to deal with crises

There may be no greater test of a board than how it deals with a crisis. The nerves, emotional responses and judgment of the directors are all tested in a time-critical situation.

13 steps to guard against shareholder activism

Many boards of ASX 200 companies have stepped up their role in shareholder engagement and helped improve the organisation’s investor relations.

Sharing the wealth: getting the most out of underutilised assets

In this extract from the AICD publishing imprint’s latest title, Asset Management for Directors, author Monique Beedles discusses a novel approach for generating value from underutilised assets.

4 things that can make or break your organisation’s reputation

Reputation is everything – even Warren Buffet thinks so.

The 5 main challenges facing today's not-for-profit boards

Ahead of the AICD’s NFP Forum, being held in Perth in May, keynote speaker Anne Skipper AM FAICD shared five of the main challenges she sees NFP boards facing.

6 steps to jumpstarting Australian growth

The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) last week released its latest Blueprint for Growth, a comprehensive plan to help boost productivity.

3 leading directors tackle disruption, innovation and crises

At a recent AICD event, three leading directors, in conversation with Alan Kohler, tackled the big challenges facing Australian boards.

Is your organisation in the governance ‘sweet spot’?

A new report prepared for the launch of the AICD’s Advisory business unit sheds fresh light on the link between governance and performance across a range of organisations.

5 questions boards must ask about cybersecurity

“The day of the ball is not the time to learn how to dance,” says the Wall Street Journal’s Cybersecurity Research Director, Rob Sloan.

What is the purpose of business?

Is a company’s only responsibility to make profit per Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman? AICD Senior Policy Adviser Lucas Ryan surveys the latest thinking.

The Dismal Science podcast: WA economy edition

In the AICD's new weekly podcast, the AICD Chief Economist Stephen Walters discusses the economic news directors need to be across. In the second episode, Stephen and AICD writer Ivan Ah Sam talk abou

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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.