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Bitesize webinar - Role & responsibilities of Directors & Non-executive Directors


Event summary

During this bitesize event we will outline best practice for those holding director and non-executive roles.


27 October 2022
Starts: 14:00
Ends: 16:00

Standard price

£125.00 excl VAT

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About this event

This webinar links to the October bitesize event which will cover governance when setting up Corporate Vehicles and builds on the Council owned company event / guidance.

Who should attend?

Those acting as Directors & Non-Executive Directors in public services owned companies.

Finance, commercial and project managers.  Also, seniors and governance /auditor /assurance.

This is relevant to all parts of public services – local government, health, central.

How will you benefit from attending?

We will build on material in the recent CIPFA Council Companies publication.

You will also hear about practical examples.

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Speaker - Mark Williams, CPFA FCA, Public Sector Advisory Contractor

Mark specialises in the financial and commercial implications of complex projects, including PPPs and PFIs at all stages in their lifecycle. Until recently he led for PA Consulting on Property and Infrastructure. Prior to that Mark was an audit/advisory partner with one of the big four firms, where he set up their government finance and accounting team.

He has worked extensively with HM Treasury and the Cabinet Office, including in relation to PPP/PFI technical guidance and best practice. Mark provided support to both the NAO in relation to their recent PFI exit report, and the Partnerships Bulletin on their roundtable and report on the same subject. In this he drew on experience of PFI operational efficiency work and PFI exit work.

Mark delivers a variety of learning and development to public servants: HMT’s Better Business Case, the World Bank’s PPP training, and Cabinet Office and IPA’s Project Leadership Programme. He is a member of both the CIPFA government board and the CIPFA South East council.