Fund Boards Council (FBC) is a professional members organisation dedicated to supporting the governance work of fund boards in the UK and internationally. As the only organisation in the UK exclusively dedicated to fund governance, FBC’s work with boards and the executive teams that support them is focussed in two main areas: Fund Board Governance and Fund Board Effectiveness, and this summary note sets out the major initiatives FBC will be undertaking in 2023.
For FBC’s corporate members, the bulk of these products and services are included as part of the annual membership.
FUND BOARD GOVERNANCE
The governance challenges facing fund board directors – both executive and independent – are many, varied and growing in complexity. This is reflected in a range of services FBC has developed for its corporate members in 2023 to support them in key aspects of Fund Board Governance, including:
FUND BOARD EFFECTIVENESS
FBC’s Fund Board Effectiveness programme recognises the specific dynamics of fund board governance and the unique role of the fund board within their firm’s overall governance structure. Our work aims to support the whole board in delivering the highest possible standards of fund governance on behalf of their investors and is focused on four main areas: