Building Your Board

Building Your Board

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Start Time

02 Nov, 10:00 AM

End Time

02 Nov, 11:20 AM

Event Description

Looking to scale quickly? Need to unblock your limiting factors (funding, growth, talent, technology, new markets, new products etc)? Want to avoid costly mistakes? The secret sauce that every successful startup needs to master: warts and all of why, when and how to build a board?

Session leader Oliver Cummings is CEO of Nurole, an online marketplace for board level hiring. Ranked in the FT1000 fastest growing companies in Europe with c. 50,000 members globally and c. 1,000 board placements per year, Nurole helps organisations find high impact Chairs, independent directors, advisory board members and trustees.

Prior to Nurole, Oliver spent over a decade working as a private equity investor, most recently as the youngest ever partner at BXR Partners and before that at Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, the private equity arm of Goldman Sachs.

Find out more about Oliver at and Nurole at

Questions this 80 minute interactive chatham house rules round table discussion will cover include:
- When and why do I need a board?
- How much does a board cost?
- How do I build a board?
- Lessons from boards that have gone wrong