August 2018

Consort commissioned by IPSE to conduct governance review

By | August 29th, 2018|Client News, Consort News, Governance|

The Association of Independent Professionals & the Self-Employed (IPSE) was founded in 1999 by a group of IT and engineering contractors as the Professional Contractors Group (PSG). As the organisation grew and professionalised, it began to represent a wider group of freelancers and rebranded in 2014 to become IPSE, and now represents 74,000 members and [...]

July 2018

Good Governance Award Winner: British Coatings Federation

By | July 11th, 2018|Client News, Consort News, Governance, Leadership|

Congratulations to the British Coatings Federation on being named winners of the inaugural Good Governance category at last night's annual TAF Best Practice Awards. Consort is delighted to support the Awards as the category sponsor and we look forward to working with the BCF in promoting their innovative practice across the sector.

June 2018

Consort announced as Bronze Sponsor at chase25

By | June 25th, 2018|Consort Thoughts|

We're delighted that Consort Strategy will be sponsoring chase25. Revamped and now a jam-packed one day event, chase25 is where charities, associations, membership bodies and non-profits will come together to share best practice through peer-to-peer learning, share real life examples and enjoy plenty of networking opportunities. We'll be exhibiting and offering free governance health checks [...]

May 2018

Andrew Chamberlain accepted to speak at the CSAE Conference in Ottawa

By | May 8th, 2018|Consort News, Governance, Leadership, Strategic Partner News, Strategy|

Consort's Managing Director, Andrew Chamberlain has been accepted to speak at the Canadian Society of Association Executives' National Conference in Ottawa in October 2018. Andrew will co-present a case study with Sarah Lampson, CARA’s Executive Director and CARA's President Dominique Michaud on the challenges, successes and lessons learned from the CARA gover nance review and governance framework [...]

Consort to work with the Nuclear Institute on improving governance structures

By | May 1st, 2018|Client News, Consort News, Governance, Professionalism|

Consort has been commissioned by the Nuclear Institute to facilitate the development of new or revised governance structures. The Nuclear Institute is the professional body and learned society for the nuclear industry. Representing over 2,500 professionals at all levels across the industry, from new build and operations to decommissioning, the Nuclear Institute sets the standards for nuclear [...]

April 2018

Strategic Objective #1: Do not lose governance mojo.

By | April 15th, 2018|Consort Thoughts, Governance, Leadership, Professionalism|

One of my clients has recently lost its governance mojo, and what is ordinarily an enduring and industrious relationship between the Board and the Executive has faltered because of misunderstandings around the strategic plan. The association is led by a confident and capable Chief Executive (as are most of my clients, I hasten to add!): [...]

March 2018

Consort to support Epping Forest strategic and management planning

By | March 27th, 2018|Capacity, Strategy|

Consort Strategy will provide the senior management team (SMT) at Epping Forest with assistance in finalising its 10-year strategic and management plans. Publication of the Strategy for Epping Forest will provide the Conservators and the SMT with the required direction on conserving and protecting the Forest’s environment, on promoting the Forest as a visitor destination for [...]