The IoD Centre for Corporate Governance is a new initiative seeking to explore how companies are - and could be - run. The Centre commissions and steers research into the pressing issues facing boardrooms. The Centre also acts as a hub to for discussion of corporate governance and related environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.
In a one-on-one discussion with the IoD’s Carum Basra, Sir John will discuss how he navigated the pitfalls and challenges of serving on the boards of major arts and cultural institutions from around the world.
Sir John Tusa is a British arts administrator, author, journalist and former presenter of BBC's Newsnight. He is the co-chairman of the European Union Youth Orchestra and was formerly the managing director of the BBC World Service and the Barbican Arts Centre. As Managing Director of the BBC External Services, he set up BBC World Service Television. He is also a writer whose books include Pain in the Arts and Making a Noise: Getting it Right, Getting it Wrong in Life, the Arts and Broadcasting.
Carum joined the IoD in August 2019 to work on Corporate Governance policy. Prior to joining the IoD, Carum served as a Senior Associate at a leading strategic communications consultancy where he advised clients across a broad range of public affairs issues.
Carum holds a BA in Politics from the University of London and studied International Corporate Governance at Queens University, Belfast, graduating with Distinction in 2019..
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