Our Services

ValueAlpha has been operating for ten years, with a wide range of clients from the corporate, public and not-for-profit sectors. ValueAlpha provides governance advisory services, including:

  • Board evaluation – from formal board effectiveness reviews to board facilitation on a range of governance and strategy-related challenges

  • Governance audit – including restructuring of boards and ExCos, reviewing governance structures

  • Training and Development – bespoke in-house workshops, focused on board and director effectiveness

  • Training courses – workshops and seminars on good practice corporate governance; directors’ duties; the role of the company director; the role of the company secretary; strategy and risk

  • Leadership Development – for company secretaries and governance professionals operating in the boardroom, who wish to develop the leadership skills needed to step into the top role

  • Presentation skills – for executives making presentations, talking to the media, and representing their organisation at a senior level


Current, and previous, assignments include:

  • Board evaluation of a

    • Listed company in the Oil & Gas Sector

    • National Governing Body in the sports sector

    • Listed Investment Fund

    • Listed company in the Beverages sector

    • Large UK pension scheme, with funds under management of £4.8bn

    • Non-listed company board pre-IPO, in preparation for listing (company entered the FTSE250, and now a FTSE100 Constituent)

  • Governance and board effectiveness review of a family/privately-owned US company and its UK subsidiary, to allow the latter to exploit commercial freedoms more effectively

  • Board evaluation and governance audit of a systemically important professional association, leading to the revamping of its governance arrangements, including the creation of a risk management system, an ethics policy and a set of values; subsequent audits of its financial services subsidiary

  • Review and revision of the governance of the largest membership organisation in the UK, and one of the largest UK charities by both income and assets

  • Training programme for the leadership of the sport and recreation sector, to increase trust in the sector, improve board effectiveness, and strengthen the chances of obtaining government funding

  • Training on ‘Director’s Duties’ and ‘The Role of the Company Director’ to directors from a wide range of organisational backgrounds – in the UK and internationally

  • Board facilitations for a range of companies – half-day and whole day sessions

  • Advice to two Lord Mayors and the City of London Corporation on the creation and implementation of banking standards – including a survey of foreign banks boards

  • Ongoing roll-out of a Leadership Development Programme for company secretaries and governance professionals


Please visit our Testimonials page and see clients’ comments.

If you would like to use our services please contact Seamus Gillen on seamus@valuealpha.com or +44 (0)7739 088208