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Topic Round Table

Finding the Right NED for your Business

Wednesday 13 December 2017
6:30pm

Bulgari Hotel, 171 Knightsbridge, London, SW7 1DW

Members Only

Hiring a NED can help you accelerate growth and manage a smoother exit, whilst also assisting you with key decision making and bringing a new pair of eyes to the business. Tim Hastings, Co-Founder of Ford Hastings will be joining you for the evening. As a board level search specialist, working with both executive and non-executive talent, Tim has gained over 20 years’ experience helping high growth companies.


Understanding the importance of an executive team, and their role in taking your business to the next level, is an important step.

Whether it’s to scale or prepare for sale, hiring a NED can help you accelerate growth and manage a smoother exit. A NED can be crucial in assisting you with key decision making and they always bring a new perspective to the business.

Tim Hastings, Co-Founder of Ford Hastings, will join us as our guest for the evening. As a board level search specialist, working with both executive and non-executive talent, Tim has gained over 20 years’ experience helping high growth companies.

Over this time, Tim has developed a network of professional investors, high net worth individuals, private offices and non-executive director contacts across a broad range of sectors and industries.

Ford Hastings specialises in senior board appointments and succession planning in fast-growing, entrepreneurial business’. These firms are often privately-owned with VC or PE backing.

This dinner will look to explore, but will not be limited to:

  • The role of a NED, what to pay them, and what you should expect
  • How to find and recruit the right NED for you and your business
  • How to integrate the NED into your senior team
  • The role of the NED in big business decisions

Please note that our venues are subject to change; always refer to email reminders one week before the event and the text message reminder on the day of the event for the correct venue. Our website will also be updated in the event of venue change.