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Alison Gill

Alison Gill is a behavioural psychologist, triple Olympian and the co-founder of Bvalco, a board evaluation consultancy focused on helping boards become fit for the future.

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A better alternative to the strategy day this year

By | 01/10/2020 in Blog posts

With boards unable to meet in person, and strategy days often unable to stretch the thinking enough, try this zoom-friendly approach instead.

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Stakeholder engagement is key to business recovery

By | 28/08/2020 in Blog posts

Businesses that manage to strengthen their relationships with stakeholders during the crisis are poised for stronger recovery.

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How to conduct an effective pandemic review

By | 03/08/2020 in Blog posts

A pandemic review allows pause for thought, provides valuable learning and creates a good foundation for future decision-making.

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Directors Duties

By | 24/07/2020 in Events

Date: 30th July 2020 Time: 14:00 – 15:15 BST In this conversational session our speakers will explore the dynamic between executive and NED roles on…

Why boardroom thinking is vital to creating inclusive workplaces

By | 24/06/2020 in Blog posts

With society demanding action on unfair and inequitable working practices, the way the board thinks and acts is vital to making this happen.

Exiting Lockdown with a stronger board

By | 05/06/2020 in Press articles

Bvalco’s Alison Gill talks to The Chartered Governance Institute (ICSA) about strengthening decision-making to resolve ethical dilemmas and deliver business transformation.

No one wants to return to the workplace they left

By | 01/06/2020 in Blog posts

As entire workforces prove homeworking can be just as, if not more, productive than office working, boards need to consider how they can ‘build back better’ to meet the increased desire for more flexible working.

Sustaining board unity while exiting lockdown

By | 12/05/2020 in Blog posts

With important ethical dilemmas needing to be resolved, determining the best way to ease the lockdown will inevitably give rise to tensions on the board. Businesses that want to sustain board unity will need to focus on culture and values.

Acknowledge anxiety to enhance board decision-making

By | 05/05/2020 in Press articles

Bvalco’s Alison Gill talks to The Chartered Governance Institute (ICSA) about the importance of embracing feelings of anxiety to enhance decision-making.

Sustaining board unity during coronavirus

By | 29/04/2020 in Press articles

Bvalco’s Alison Gill talks to The Chartered Governance Institute (ICSA) about how to manage tensions arising at board level during the current crisis.

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