Aimed at people who are thinking about becoming a non-executive director, this workshop looks at the duties and liabilities of being a non-executive director, effective boardroom behaviour and how to go about getting that all important first role with advice on how to present your CV and tips on interview techniques.
The workshop is designed to be interactive and finishes with an opportunity to hear from a very experienced non-executive director about their personal experiences followed by the opportunity to network with speakers and fellow delegates informally at a drinks reception.
- Effective Behaviour in the Boardroom
- An Introduction to Committees - Audit, Nomination, Remuneration
- Legal Liabilities and Corporate Governance
- Getting Your First Role
- Life as a Non-Executive: A Personal View
Board DirectorSee bio
Dragonfly Education, Singapore×
Dragonfly Education, Singapore
Dugie Cameron is a passionate, results driven leader in the business of education; the dynamic world of learning and earning.
He has held very senior roles at global and regional level in a number of companies, including Pearson and Harper Collins.
Some of his key accomplishments include the transformation of the China market for Pearson, chairing multiple successful Joint Ventures across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia and, more recently,
overseeing the international expansion of the Apollo English brand.
He is particularly proud of driving an innovative, open and supportive approach to ethics in the workplace, which he sees as fundamental to creating value for staff and customers.
Dugie is currently a Board Director of the Singapore based company, Dragonfly Education. He is a graduate of the Financial Times NED Diploma and is a qualified coach.
David Chun-Yue Hui
Heidrick & Struggles×
David Chun-Yue Hui
Heidrick & Struggles
David Hui is a Partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Hong Kong office. He is also Regional Managing Partner of the Industrial Practice for Asia Pacific and the Middle East, and leads the CEO & Board Practice in Hong Kong.
David has over 20 years of experience in executive search and consulting globally and across the APAC region, specializing in senior-level search, consulting and assessment in the industrial and financial services sectors. He has advised major financial services companies and leading corporates and family businesses in the region on many areas related to recruitment, talent, succession and organizational development.
Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, David founded and ran a regional boutique leadership advisory firm. Before that, he served as the Asia Pacific head of the financial services practice for another top international search firm, leading a team of more than 40 consultants.
Early in his career, David worked as a banking and finance lawyer at Allen & Overy and Baker McKenzie.
David holds an LLB degree with joint honors in Law and Chinese Studies from the University of Leeds, and an LLM from the University of London. He also holds an MBA from the Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA Program in Hong Kong.
David is qualified to practice as a solicitor in England, Wales and Hong Kong.
Born in Hong Kong, David is proficient in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Former Asia Lex EditorSee bio
Former Asia Lex Editor
Lucy Colback is the Financial Times’ former Asia Lex Editor, a role in which she used her 20 year experience as an Asia investment specialist to write commentary on financial market issues.
She is currently the Editorial Director of the Financial Times Women in Business Forum, a corporate membership programme aimed at developing the female talent pipeline in Hong Kong. She edits and writes corporate governance and investment-related periodicals and is also researching and writing a book on the experiences of World War Two survivors.
Lucy’s former roles include investment manager at Schroders and Asia equity research sales with Merrill Lynch. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.
Office Managing PartnerSee bio
Ashurst Hong Kong×
Office Managing Partner
Ashurst Hong Kong
Joshua is a partner in Ashurst's corporate department and is the managing partner of our Hong Kong office. He specialises in cross-border mergers & acquisitions and joint ventures in the Asia region.
Joshua has advised on a number of high-profile and ultra-complex international acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures throughout the region and across a range of heavily regulated industry sectors, including financial services, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, energy and resources and retail.
Joshua has been ranked as a leading lawyer in the area of M&A and also in the telecommunications sector by mainstream legal directories for years.
Ashurst Hong Kong×
Ashurst Hong Kong
Frank is a partner in Ashurst's corporate department. He advises on international capital markets, M&A transactions and compliance matters. Frank has more than 10 years of experience of acting for corporates and investment banks on public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, including initial public offerings, private placements, follow-on offerings and debt programmes, as well as on public and private M&A, privatisation, joint ventures, spin-offs and other corporate restructurings. He has worked on matters throughout Asia Pacific, Europe and US, including for companies listed on the stock exchanges in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Japan and the United Kingdom.
His recent experience includes transactions for companies in the consumer & retail, health care, education, technology, financial services, as well as for investment funds.
Willis Towers Watson×
Willis Towers Watson
Trey Davis is a Director in Willis Towers Watson’s Executive Compensation practice and has 20 years of consulting experience with some of the world’s best known firms, including nearly a decade of experience working in Asia. Trey is now based in Hong Kong for the second time, where he serves as the leader for the firm’s Executive Compensation practice in Asia and Australasia.
Trey has experience in all areas of executive and board member compensation, including providing cross-border transactional advice during mergers, acquisitions and IPOs, and the design of short-term and long-term incentive plans (including cash, performance unit, phantom share, and share option plans) for global and local companies.
Trey’s clients include companies from around the world, including US, European and Asian companies. His work with Hong Kong and Mainland China companies includes locally listed firms, H-share and N-share companies and SOE’s.
Before joining Willis Towers Watson, Trey was an analyst in a venture capital unit of a global telecommunications firm and a broker for an investment and securities firm.
Trey has authored articles on the design and use of cash-based long-term incentives for The Society for Human Resource Management. He is a frequent public speaker and has been quoted in the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post and other newspapers. He serves as a member of the Board of Visitors of the Divinity School of Wake Forest University.
Trey earned a B.A. in psychology from Wake Forest University and an M.B.A. with a concentration in finance from the College of William & Mary.
Ashurst Hong Kong
Ashurst Hong Kong, 11/F Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong