As more of the board’s workload is delegated to committees, the role of committee leadership grows increasingly important. Audit committee chairs play an especially pivotal role, as today’s audit committees continue to broaden their risk oversight responsibilities and serve as watchdogs of corporate finance. What skill sets are required of today’s audit committee leadership?
In this episode, Helen Weir, Board Member Just Eat & Superdry, draws on her experience chairing various audit committees:
- What three important skill sets do audit committee chairs possess?
- What’s an ideal term for committee chair positions?
- What’s the right mix of financial experts on the audit committee?