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Henri Eliot

Henri Eliot

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Henri Eliot is chief executive of Board Dynamics, a consultancy, which provides strategic advice to directors and boards throughout New Zealand and Australia.

Lessons for women (and men) on leadership from the Bold Steps conference

Opinion

Lessons for women (and men) on leadership from the Bold Steps conference

When the Dalai Lama said, “The world will be saved by the western woman,” he was acknowledging the growing power western women have to influence global change. But Board Dynamics CEO Henri Eliot says changing the world doesn't require women to become more like men. Rather, it demands that women own and exercise what have long been regarded as their leadership liabilities – sensitivity, perceptiveness, connectedness and compassion – because those feminine leadership attributes, when combined with the strengths of men, measurably improve the outcomes of the decisions being made.

Opinion

In light of recent boardroom challenges, investors in New Zealand are starting to show more interest in board composition and ensuring the companies they invest in have the breadth and depth of board skills to enable adequate oversight of the business now and in the future, says Board Dynamics' Henri Eliot.

Opinion

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has released its first ASX 100 Cyber Health Check Report: Capturing the opportunities while managing the threats, which gauges how Australia’s largest publicly listed company boards view and manage their exposure to the rapidly evolving cyber world. The information is applicable to New Zealand as well, says Board Dynamics CEO Henri Eliot.