Brian Cavanagh

For over 30 years Brian Cavanagh has been involved in governance and leadership. He has extensive experience of governance and decision making, including 17 years as a city councillor and 10 years chairing Scotland’s second-largest health authority.
He is the founder and CEO of Calibrate, a mentoring consultancy specializing in strategic leadership, board governance and development across the public and charity sectors in Ireland and the UK.
He also acts a trusted advisor to CEOs and boards of many leading charities, giving him deep insight into how boards operate and what is required to improve the consistency and quality of governance in the charity sector.
Brian currently chairs an SME and understands the onerous responsibility that governing can bring. A passionate advocate of the value of the lay voice on boards, he believes they deserve better to fulfil their governance and leadership responsibilities.

Books by Brian Cavanagh