Sound corporate governance practice is essential to ensure good client service and accountability to stakeholders.
2. Planning process
Recruiting and appointing public entity Board Directors can be a complex and time consuming task, in many cases taking between six to nine months.
3. Responsibility of the Minister
It is the Minister’s responsibility and prerogative for appointments within their portfolio, subject to any legislative or Cabinet requirements.
4. Responsibility of the Departmental Secretary
A Departmental Secretary is responsible for endorsing a recruitment and appointment plan prior to it being sent to the Minister for approval.
5. Responsibility of the Chair
Subject to any statutory requirements and on invitation from the Minister or the Minister’s delegate, a Board Chair may be involved in the recruitment and appointment process.