The senior independent director (SID) plays an important role in UK boardrooms. Leading the charge for chairman election and accountability, the SID role is designed to ensure checks and balances among the directors, board leadership, and the CEO.
In this episode, Orna NiChionna, board member with Royal Mail Group, Saga, and Burberry Group, frames the responsibilities of today’s senior independent directors:
- What is the dynamic between the chairman and the SID?
- What are the challenges of serving as a SID today?