How to be an Impactful EOT Independent Trustee

Discover how to maximise your impact on any EOT boards you sit on. Raise the bar on the quality of EOT governance by ensuring you have the knowledge, best practice, and proficiency needed to support EO businesses as they mature and grow.


This course will help strengthen your understanding of the impact an effective Independent Trustee can bring to an EOT board and how you can pave the way to Great EO.

Join us for this masterclass in EOT fundamentals and learn how to align your specific insights and expertise to this unique role’s requirements and expectations. 

Build your network with fellow attendees by sharing insights and enhance your contacts to draw from in the months and years to come. 

What You’ll Learn

  • Awareness of the key knowledge, skills, and behaviours expected of an effective Independent Trustee 
  • Best practice approach to robust EOT governance practices 
  • How to recognise the maturity of an EO business and how the role of the Trust and the Trustee changes as a result 
  • How Trustees work with business leaders to support effective decision-making  

Who Should Attend This Course?  

  • Individuals who want to strengthen their Independent Trustee skills
  • Management trustees / vendor trustees that sit on the EOT board
  • Experienced board members new to an EOT board and want to understand the specifics of trustee roles and responsibilities
  • Non-executive Directors looking to broaden their portfolio 

Course Directors

Sue Lawrence and Campbell McDonald 

Sue Lawrence is an Independent Trustee on a number of Employee Ownership Trusts and, with her fellow Independent Trustees, specialises in working with companies to implement an effective governance structure that meets their EO needs.  She encourages a top down approach, building a confident leadership team, informed by employee insights and aligned to company values.  

Campbell McDonald has worked in the EO sector for 14 years and is one the UK's most experienced employee ownership experts and practitioners. He encourages sharing meaningful ownership and participation with everyone in an organisation as it can impact people and performance like nothing else.

27/08/2024 09:15 - 29/08/2024 13:00
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