The Governors' Podcast

Agenda Item 40 - Living a Governance Lifestyle with Karl George MBE | #TheGovernorsPodcast

March 20, 2024 Onevma Productions Season 4 Episode 7
The Governors' Podcast
Agenda Item 40 - Living a Governance Lifestyle with Karl George MBE | #TheGovernorsPodcast
Show Notes

For today's Single Item Agenda we are joined by a guest speaker;

  • Dr Karl George MBE, a thought-leader and internationally established consultant in governance, is a Partner and Head of Governance at RSM, part of the ESG team.

By listening to this episode, you will:-

  • Explore the remarkable journey of a leading corporate governance practitioner, spanning from a background in finance and accountancy to influential community activism, culminating in expertise in global governance.
  • Delve into the fundamental principles of governance that transcend sectors, industries, and everyday life, as our esteemed guest shares insights on the universal importance of understanding governance and effectively leveraging specialized knowledge and diversity in various spaces.
  • Uncover how strategic branding and self-belief play pivotal roles in propelling individuals forward on their governance journeys, as our guest provides invaluable advice on harnessing these factors for personal and professional advancement.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the critical significance of Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) considerations for all organizations, as our guest elucidates on the imperative of integrating ESG principles into governance frameworks.
  • Learn about the pivotal role of a Non-Executive Director (NED) and discover how individuals can act as ambassadors in their voluntary roles and responsibilities, whether as school governors or academy trustees, contributing to effective governance in educational institutions and beyond.

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Sharon Warmington (School Governor; Qualified Corporate Governance Practitioner) 

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