Liftstream is an executive search recruitment company in the life sciences sector
The decision to join a board as a non-executive director marks the beginning of a new career. By the time you reach a point in your professional journey that corporate board service becomes a legitimate career direction, you will have probably interacted with a board of directors and seen how it operates. Likely, that will have been as an executive leader, or maybe an advisor. But being a board director places new demands on you and must be viewed in a different context to an executive role.
Corporate leaders have been coming forward in support of the racial justice movement. They have also pledged a deeper commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in their companies.
This article was authored by Karl Simpson, CEO and Founder, Liftstream, a company providing executive search services to the life sciences sector.