AFM is keen to support Non-Executive Directors in the sector, and whilst they are welcome to attend all our events, we aim to produce meetings specifically targeted at Board Directors.

New NED roundtable

Vestra is hosting our first roundtable for new NEDs on 29 March at their offices in London.  The event is fully subscribed, though if it proves successful we will run others in future.  

AFM NED Conference 2017

This year's event will take place in the Spring.  More details to follow...


2016 NED conference

Our 2016 event was held on 10 May, at etc. venues, Fenchurch Place, London, kindly sponsored by AFM Associate Mercer.  The agenda is below, with slides attached:

A summary of feedback from the event will be added to the website shortly.

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2015 NED conference

Our 2015 event was held on 25 February, at the offices of Fidelity Worldwide Investments.  Slides from the event are available to download:

Philip Mackie, Linstock: effective board evaluation

Martin Shaw, AFM: update on corporate governance

Anna Sweeney, PRA: Solvency 2: a view from the regulators

Ron Baxter, PRA (no slides available)

Anna Stupnystka, Fidelity: a macro-economic update

Robert Wharton, Foot Anstey: board remuneration

Theresa Brookers, ILAG and Ron Tyler, WCI: support for NEDs

John Gilbert, Hogan Lovells: Mutuals Deferred Shares Bill

Mazars have also produced a new NED Note, to provide information and support to non-executives


The 2014 NED Conference was held on 1 May, at Fidelity's offices in London.  Around 100 delegates enjoyed a wide-ranging and full agenda:

We will take account of feedback from the day in planning future events for NEDs.


AFM ran an NED seminar on 24 April 2013.  Slides, and a summary of the event are provided here: