Board’s to be effective need the right mix of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences and perspectives to govern well, as well as embodying diversity in its widest sense (The NCVO Good Governance Guide, 2010). This talk discusses the benefits and role of 'Young Trustees' as a untapped source of talent, how we can nurture and support this talent to make a significant contribution to the governance of Scotland's third sector, charities and public bodies. But ... First of all, we need to tackle what we mean by 'young'? It's time to spill the beans ....
How to encourage more people to get on board?
To identify ways in which Trusteeship can be encouraged and how we can build relationships and networks to support the development of trustees in Scotland.