Being a Next Gen Board Leader

Kira Ciccarelli

Host: Rachel Simon, Senior Director of Product Marketing for Governance Solutions for Diligent  

Guest: Nadia Rawlinson, Advisor for GV; Board Member, J. Crew Group & Vail Resorts; Operating Chairman & Co-Owner, Chicago Sky


In this episode of The Corporate Director Podcast, Nadia Rawlinson runs the gamut on what it means to be a Next Gen Board Leader: discussing age-inclusive board member policies, navigating HR issues in the boardroom, mitigating reputational risk and much more. 

In this episode:

  1. New Ground in Board Member Policies: Rawlinson discusses new policies being incorporated into boardroom guidelines as younger members become directors – things like maternity and paternity leave.
  2. HR Issues in the Boardroom: Rawlinson notes the expansion of skillset areas needed in modern boardrooms – in particular, human capital expertise.
  3. Increasing Reputational Risk: Rawlinson dives into how the world of corporate reputational risk has evolved and how board members can best keep up to date.

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Kira Ciccarelli
Kira Ciccarelli is Lead Researcher at the Diligent Institute, the think tank and research arm of Diligent Corporation. Her work focuses on conducting and providing governance research to inform director decision-making and guide best practices. Kira is one of the producers of The Corporate Director Podcast.