Case Studies

Hundreds of people have been through the Step on Board programme and here we highlight just some of their stories

See how our clients are using Step on Board to help their leaders develop further, and improve their CSR at the same time:

Credit Suisse – Arietta Bortot

Arietta discusses how her professional skills have been enhanced through the programme and by becoming a trustee.

Holly Howe

Holly was placed to the charity Upstart via the Step on Board programme, here she shares her experience of the programme.

Farfetch – Nina Patel

Nina is passionate about empowering female and minority talent and was placed to Women for Women International via the Step on Board programme.

Deloitte – Ross James

Ross James was placed via the Step on Board Open Programme and shares his experience.

Beyond Food – Simon Boyle

Founder of charity BFF, Simon Boyle discusses how being on the receiving end of the Step on Board programme helped change his charity.

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NAO – Kate Caulkin

We speak to Step on Board’s 500th appointed trustee about the programme.

Mishcon de Reya – Patrick Connolly

Patrick talks about the unique experience of being both the client and the candidate.

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RBS – Giles Byford

Giles Byford explains why he found the Step on Board programme super useful.

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EY – Penney Frohling

Penney used Step on Board to start building up CV and experience.

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EY – John Liver

Both trustees benefited greatly from the skills exchange between business and charity.

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EY – Rob Toguri

The Step on Board programme allowed Rob to think and reflect in a structured way and consider the beginning of a new career.

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BlackRock – Hina Patel

Step on Board celebrates Hina Patel as the 200th trustee placed on a charity board.

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British Land – Paul Madden

Paul Madden at British Land discusses the positive impact the Step on Board programme has had on his professional life.

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EY – Liz Gray

Liz Gray, Partner Transitions Lead for EY talks about why Step on Board offers stands head and shoulders above the competition to provide board-ready skills for their partners.

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RBS – Ash Mohammed

Ash believes the experience really sharpened his people skills, giving him real world experiences that helped him step up the career ladder into a senior leadership position.