Performance and Evaluation
The Board held its annual meeting to evaluate its function and performance across 2016 in March 2017. The Chair of the Board sent out a survey to the Board members to evaluate their performance prior to the group discussion. The Board evaluated that it ‘met expectations’ with regard to the following criteria:
The Board has good supervision over the functioning and composition of the Management Team;
The Board has clearly identified and provided insights regarding risks to War Child;
The Board is useful in consulting management on strategy and external representation.
The Board assessed that it performed ‘above expectation’ with regard to the following criteria:
The Board has good supervision over the Managing Director;
Information flows in a transparent and open manner from the Managing Director and Management Team towards the Board.
Going forward the Board agreed to increase focus on the management of War Child’s stakeholders and understanding of their needs and expectations.