Jane Crombie

Episode 66 - This board culture is not going to innovate itself with Jane Crombie

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This board culture is not going to innovate itself with Jane Crombie.


Today on the Take on Board podcast I’m speaking to Jane Crombie about innovative way for boards to oversee culture.


Jane is on the boards of Freemasons Board of Benevolence, an Anglican Schools Commission board, governance committees for PwC, AMA Qld, SecondBite, ImpaQt Qld, and a Fintech start-up


Jane's background is in financial services. Her governance experience ranges from an outback bush nursing association, to chair of an investment committee overseeing $1bn in client funds. Having competed as a healthtec entrepreneur at a global MBA start-up competition she has a first hand understanding of digital innovation and venture capital.


Jane is a board and governance specialist at Directors Australia advising boards on ESG and sustainability, investment governance, and oversight of culture.


And there is a surprising reveal from host and guest in this episode!


Resources mentioned in this episode: Directors Australia article - Five actions your board can take to improve oversight of corporate culture.

Contact Jane or find out more about her: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jane-crombie



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