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Policy Event

IoD Centre for Corporate Governance Webinar: Sir John Tusa

24 Sep 2020
Online, Online

The IoD Centre for Corporate Governance is delighted to welcome Sir John Tusa to an online event in which the experienced director will discuss his newly released book, On Board.

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.


Why should I attend?

Sir John Tusa brings a wealth of experience from boardrooms across the world. His new book is not only an engaging foray into a vibrant and prestigious career, it is also a comprehensive guide to working effectively within both cooperative and combative work environments.


12:30-13:15 – One-on-one discussion

13:15-13:30 – Audience Q&A

Key details

Date & time: 24 Sep 2020 12:30 - 13:30
Location: Online, Online
CPD Hours:

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Event manager:
Mrs Sophie Breeden
Contact phone:
0208 078 4073


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Sir John Tusa, author

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.


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Carum Basra, Corporate Governance Policy Advisor

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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