Edition Overview

“I am not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship”, states one of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women in her semi-autobiographical classic novel. And indeed, learning to navigate through the political and economic winds that are buffeting the UK’s public sector organisations has never been more important. Instability seems to be […]

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Eyes on the Horizon: Interview with Graham Farrant

We spoke to Graham Farrant as he approached a crossroads in his career: leaving HM Land Registry to take on a new role heading up the newly combined Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council.  He reflected on the successes of his exceptionally varied career to date and laid out his hopes for the future. As […]

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Keeping the Plates Spinning: balancing good governance with financial sustainability

Emma Howard-Boyd reflects on the changing face of governance, both in terms of the skills matrix and evolving attitudes to diversity. She shares her hopes for the success of the Global Commission on Adaptation and considers the implications the Commission might have for approaches to sustainability, both at home and abroad. Since you took on […]

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Delivering on the front line in a sea of change

Saxton Bampfylde’s Leadership Services team works as an extension of organisations across the UK to help them recruit and develop the very best leadership talent. With the benefit of years of industry experience, Partner and Consultant in the Leadership Services Practice, Mike McManamon, explores the key considerations for public bodies looking to maximise skills and […]

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The Magic of Ministry: A first timer’s guide to the public sector non-executive role

The expectations placed upon non-executive directors (NEDs) in the UK’s public sector have risen exponentially in recent years. Boards are under ever increasing scrutiny and even non-executives face heightened levels of public accountability, particularly when compared with their private sector counterparts. The decision to take on a non-executive director role is therefore one that shouldn’t […]

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‘View from the River’ Team Insight: Sophie Tredinnick

Take a closer glimpse into the people at Saxton Bampfylde and its global partners with our regular team insight feature ‘View from the River’. Sophie Tredinnick is a Partner and Consultant in our Government Practice Past, present and future I joined Saxton Bampfylde last year having spent over ten years working in the Civil Service […]

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Key appointments

Saxton Bampfylde and its global colleagues around the world advise many government leadership roles. We are delighted to share with you a selection of some of the roles that we have been privileged to work on recently.

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