• 13 Jul 2022
  • In-person
  • CPD

Company director - more than a title

What is your key responsibility as a Director? Do you understand your obligations? Join us for a lunchtime discussion with Peter Cannell.

What is your key responsibility as a Director? Do you understand your obligations? Join us for a lunchtime discussion with Peter Cannell.

The role of Director, its associated duties and responsibilities in this age of rapidly changing regulations has become challenging and it is no longer sufficient to bring just your current skill set to the board.

Good governance is now an essential part of the modern corporate world and being able to contribute to good governance is now an important part of contributing to the success of the company.

Seminar discussion will address the running of a company from a director's perspective, the duty of care this entails and potential pitfalls.

Role and responsibilities (duties)

Liabilities - financial and reputational

The importance of Meetings and Minutes

Managing conflicts of interest in a small jurisdiction

This seminar is open to all. Whether aspiring, newly appointed or existing directors wishing to refresh your skills.

Great develop opportunity with certificates of attendance available on request.

Refreshments will be available on arrival. Please note the presentation will start at 13:00 prompt.


Peter Cannell.

Peter is both an Advocate and a Chartered Governance Professional (Chartered Secretary), being well placed to advise on corporate and commercial matters.

Peter has held the position of group company secretary for local companies, a UK charity and worked for and provided company secretarial support and advice to the offshore part of a major UK bank.

In 2017, Peter qualified as a Data Practitioner after undertaking an intensive GDPR Practitioner Certificate. He advises commercial, public and non-profit organisations on data protection and the GDPR, including conducting data protection audits and Privacy Impact Assessments.

Peter’s first foray into the world of data protection was in the 1990’s when, as company secretary, he handled data protection matters for a major UK charity. In this position he was heavily involved in data protection matters, data auditing, delivering the charity’s first time registration and conducting their first major policy review.

Since 2016, Peter has been heavily involved in providing in-house and public training in the Island. He has also been invited to speak on AML, Governance and Data Protection matters for various professional bodies.

Peter is a sought-after trainer, being considered a great communicator and being passionate about the training he delivers.


Thank you to Ravenscroft for supporting IoD Isle of Man.

Please book via Eventbrite - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/354459145847

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£12.50 non member 

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