Many of our assignments are of course confidential, so nobody other than the customer and we know of the relationship. However, here’s a short selection of what we’ve done, and who we’ve worked with (some of the reviews mentioned are available in the public domain):
Governance reviews and director development programmes for significant organisations in New Zealand’s key industry sectors, including dairy, meat and public health. Among these are the Shareholders’ Council of Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited, New Zealand’s largest company and the world’s largest international trader in dairy products.
A review of the governance of the Australian country code Internet domain ‘.au’ on behalf of .au Domain Administration Ltd (auDA).
A review of the governance and organisation of New Zealand’s Natural Hazards Research Platform, for the Ministry of Science and Innovation, with particular reference to the impact of the Canterbury earthquakes of 2010-2011.
A project co-developing and presenting ‘Training of Trainers’ governance programmes with the Global Corporate Governance Forum, a Division of IFC, the World Bank’s private sector arm, in conjunction with the Indonesian Institute of Corporate Directorship.
A project for a large nationwide NGO to develop a series of governance skills programmes, tailored specifically for members of its various governing bodies.
A project for a New Zealand Regional Development Trust to design and deliver a multi-year governance and leadership development programme for emerging leaders in the community and industry.
Governance reviews of two units of ICANN, the US-based Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers responsible for setting policy and administering the global Internet’s numbering and address system.
Our first assignment was a review of the governance of the At-Large Advisory Committee (‘ALAC’).
Our second assignment was a review of the governance of the Root Server System Advisory Committee (‘RSSAC’).
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