My Next Generation

In a fast changing political and digital world where there are high operational and political risks, different leadership qualities are needed from millennials (those born between 1980 and 2000) in order to create the next generation of leaders. We believe that there are three skill attributes that are needed for the next generation: 1.To innovate […]


This is our second paper on flood defences in the UK. The first paper published on 2nd of May 2016 focused on risk management and this paper discusses methods of funding for flood defences. The 2015/16 winter flooding cost the UK £2bn, of which £1.4bn was paid by insurers. The Government has committed to spending […]

NEDS still needed – with important reforms

The government’s non-executive directors (NED) started in 2005 with an emphasis made by the coalition government in 2010 to attract experts with commercial experience largely drawn from the private sector. Now in its 10th year, the initiative is explored in the government Lead Non-Executive’s Annual Report. Our opinion is that good progress has been achieved […]