Perspectives from The Directors College

Recruiting, On-Boarding and Preparing Board Directors and Senior Executives in a COVID-19 Environment

On May 19, The McMaster Collaboratorium, hosted by Dr. Michael Hartmann, Principal of The Directors College with guest panelists Michelle Richard, Partner, Leader of Federal and Public Sector Practice, Boyden Global Executive Search and Roger Duguy, Global Practice Leader, CEO & Board Services, Boyden, discussed how organization are rethinking the way that they attract, recruit, and retain their board members and senior executives in the rapidly changing environment brought on by COVID-19.

Risk and Cyber Security in a Time of Disruption

In the May 12 session in the Governance Evolution track of The McMaster Collaboratorium, Michael Castro, Principal and Founder, RiskAware Group and Lloyd Komori, Professional Board Director, Former CRO and Cyber Risk Authority discuss business continuity and cybersecurity challenges in evolving times with Dr. Michael Hartmann, Principal of The Directors College.

Navigating Moral Challenges in Times of Uncertainty

Dr. Michael Hartmann along with panelists John Dalla Costa, Founder of the Centre for Ethical Education and Tim O’Brien, General Manager, AI Programs, Microsoft explore the challenges of creating and maintaining ethical standards and behaviours during and post-pandemic, in a session from The McMaster Collaboratorium on May 6.

Compensation and Performance Management for Executives and Directors: Trends, Changes and Practices

On May 5, Michael Hartmann, Principal, The Directors College and guest panelists Christopher Chen, Managing Director, Compensation Governance Partners and Rachel O’Connor, Practice Lead, Leadership and Performance, Watson Inc. discussed how director and executive compensation and performance management approaches are adjusting in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic in the tenth session from The McMaster Collaboratorium.