Mark Downs, Chief Executive of the Society of Biology is our guest blogger, taking a look at some of the challenges of governance.
Governance is dull. Lots of bureaucracy and an administration overhead. Enough said? The strange thing is that it can become quite interesting if you’re not careful. That’s the situation I found myself in after just a few months in my new job as the CEO of the Society of Biology back in late 2009. It was a new organisation with completely new governance.