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 and posted by Karl Simpson, CEO and Founder of Liftstream, an Executive Search and Leadership Advisory firm operating in Life Sciences. It’s contents reflect his personal views and experiences.