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GovernWith Insights Podcast
The GovernWith Insights podcast provides a view on Board and Organisation Governance processes and how the digital evolution can impact change.
Dec 16, 2021
Transformation not Innovation
How to take on 2022 and beyond. GovernWith’s CEO & Founder Fi Mercer will be joined by Bernie Kelly, Mentor to Executive teams leading industry transformation and Chair Australian Transformation & Turnaround Association, for our final webinar of 2021. Two years into the decade described as “The Decade of Disruption” – it’s living up to its name, with more yet to come. Your next moves are critical when we take the decade view. Fi and Bernie will share useful frames of reference and decisions to shift your trajectory.
1 hr 2 min
Sep 27, 2021
Contemporary Governance Risks: Starting from the Top
Governance Evaluator’s CEO & Founder Fi Mercer concludes our discussion series on the key contemporary governance risks at the boardroom table; Gender Equity, Social Inclusion and Climate Change. Fi wrapped up this series by discussing what we’ve learnt about these three key topics. Fi also discussed with Founder of 6peas, Carolyn Grant, her research with Boards and Executives about psychological safety and how this impacts on discussions and decision making which effects how we can set the tone from the top.
Aug 15, 2021
State of Governance - episode 2
After the success of our last State of Governance Webinar, the VHA and Governance Evaluator are again coming together to explore the state of governance. This time our expert panel will be talking about some of the biggest agendas on the board table at the moment – Gender Equity, Social Inclusion and Climate Change. Our expert panel will share their insights into these topics across health, community health, human services and aged care including key focus areas for boards.
Jul 20, 2021
Gender Equity and Social Inclusion Agendas - Tips for Boards
Join Governance Evaluator’s CEO Fi Mercer and Women on Boards Co-Founder & Non-Executive Director Claire Braund as they discuss two essential topics on the Boardroom Table at the moment – Gender Equity and Social Inclusion. Claire and Fi will discuss both agendas, their impact on Boards and organisations and provide tips on how best to navigate Gender Equity and Social Inclusion.
May 19, 2021
Cyber security for Boards
Join Governance Evaluator’s Fi Mercer and co-authors of The Secure Board, Claire Pales and Anna Leibel to discuss one of the hottest topics on the Boardroom Table – Cyber Security. As technology is being an integral part of business, Boards and day-to-day life it’s no longer a question of if you need to know about Cyber security but when you’re going to learn.
Apr 28, 2021
State of Governance
VHA and Governance Evaluator explored the state of governance in 2021 with an expert panel sharing insights and trends across health, community health, human services and aged care including key focus areas for boards and professional development for individual directors.
Mar 18, 2021
The importance of Organisational Governance
To help kick off the 2021 Governance Evaluator webinar series our Founder & CEO Fi Mercer discussed the importance of good governance at all levels of your organisation, and the key risks of not taking this holistic approach, with Leading Age Services Australia’s Brendan Moore.
Dec 15, 2020
Governance Data Insights 2020
Join us as our CEO and founder, Fi Mercer, reveals the top risks identified in our Governance Data Insights 2020 whitepaper report. Fi will discuss these risks and other governance insights with a panel of our expert governance partners.
Sep 25, 2020
From our webinar on "Remaining Resilient", Join the Governance Institute of Australia’s Leanne Ryan as she discusses with Governance Evaluator’s Fi Mercer how to remain resilient during these hectic times. Based on her experience at the Governance Institute of Australia, Leanne will also discuss with Fi tips and insights from governance to management on ways to remain resilient. Our webinar and related resources can be found here
Aug 19, 2020
Governing for Resilience
From our webinar on "Governing for Resilience", join Fi Mercer and Kerri Rivett (CEO of Royal Freemasons and Board member of LASA) as they discuss Governing for Resilience in one of the most turbulent years in recent history no matter what industry you are in. Our webinar and related resources can be found here
Jul 23, 2020
The Importance of data led Governance - The 3-Year effect
From our webinar on "The Importance of data led Governance - The 3-year effect", join Fi Mercer, Alex Aeschlimann (Chair, Gippsland Southern Health Service), Maryanne Puli Vogels (Chair, Timboon and District Healthcare Service) & Ben Maw (CEO, Cohuna District Hospital) as they discuss their experience leading a culture of continuous governance review and development and the magic that starts to occur after doing so for three years.
1 hr 15 min
Jun 22, 2020
Demystifying data driven decisions - Panel discussion
From our webinar on "Demystifying data driven decisions", join Fi Mercer, Dr Tegan Smith, Adrian Wagner & Ashley Blackburn as they discuss why is data the crucial "other piece" for peace of mind, achieving the balance between intuitive and factual decision making and getting the right data. The slide presentation for this discussion is also available here.
Jun 22, 2020
Demystifying data driven decisions - Case Study
From our webinar on "Demystifying data driven decisions", join Fi Mercer & Ashley Blackburn as they talk us through a case study on governance evaluation and using data to provide that next level of insight into Board governance assurance. The slide presentation for this discussion is also available here.
May 24, 2020
The Importance of Evaluation
From our webinar on "The importance of evaluation", join Fi Mercer & Brendan Moore as they discuss how to use evaluation to assure Board excellence. No longer a question of whether to evaluate, but how will you evaluate - Fi & Brendan explore the many elements required for a strong and engaging governance evaluation process for your whole Board and individual Directors. The slide presentation for this discussion is also available here.
Apr 27, 2020
The Importance of Induction
From our webinar on "The importance of induction", join Fi Mercer & Jo-Anne Moorfoot as they discuss how to using induction to drive a culture of contribution. An effective induction program sets directors up for success - Fi & Jo-Anne explore the many elements required to support new directors to feel engaged and confident to contribute faster to minimise your governance risk. The slide presentation for this discussion is also available here.
Mar 23, 2020
Effective stakeholder engagement in Aged care
From our webinar on "Effective stakeholder engagement in Aged care", join Fi Mercer & Tracey Cain as they discuss the risks being identified by Australian boards, in particular the challenges of effective stakeholder engagement in the aged care environment and explore practical solutions for building capabilities, relationships and reputation in this area. The slide presentation for this discussion is also available here.
Oct 9, 2018
A conversation with Dr Rob Moodie
Ian Cover of ABC Radio's Coodabeen Champions focuses on the everyday side of governance with special guest Dr Rob Moodie. The conversation follows Rob's broad professional history including his time as Chair of the Melbourne Storm and CEO of VicHealth. Ian and Rob consistently come back to the need for all boards to have a balance of skills applicable to both the organisation and the industry they associate with.
Sep 3, 2018
A conversation with Nick Green OAM
As a former Olympian, board member, CEO, and now as National Industry Practice Leader - Sport for Aon, Nick has a very unique insight into the world of governance in the sports sector.