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Data driven governance for assuring Board excellence

Women on Boards has partnered with The Governance Evaluator to offer affordable, high-quality Board Evaluation services to support your organisation to build its governance capability.

Why? Because in our view, the Governance Evaluator is the most straightforward, intelligent and cost efficient way to improve your governance performance and enhance director effectiveness.

The platform combines technology, governance expertise and top quality sector specific resources to give you a deep understanding of where your governance is currently at ... where it needs to be ... and how to get there. Trends and industry benchmarking support the analysis.

The service is  high touch, personal and affordable for all boards. This is because the founder, Fi Mercer, is passionate about organisational governance and thinks it should be accessible to everyone. 

WOB Full member Discount

WOB full members will receive a 10% discount when they buy the Governance Evaluator service for their board, committee or council. Registered members can also access the product but will not receive a discount.

About Governance Evaluator

Established in 2013 by Fi Mercer, Governance Evaluator now partners with prominent companies who are thought leaders in Australia and globally for governance, risk, leadership and people solutions. It has a local customer care team who support you throughout your registration as well as sector & governance expert consultants to add rigour to your governance programs.

Fi is a graduate of the Deakin University Business and Law Faculty MBA course majoring in Governance and Ethics and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Fi has also completed entrepreneurship, venture capital and innovation studies at the Haas Business School at Berkley (Silicon Valley, California). She is engaged in accelerator and mentoring groups for start-up business. 

Sector Expertise

Using Governance Evaluator for your annual governance program ensures you build your capabilities using sector relevant evaluations, consistent trending of results and dynamic action plans which are responsive to your needs at any point in time. The online GE community enables you to benchmark your performance against your peers and other governing bodies with like responsibilities.

The Governance Evaluator has developed specific governance modules in the following sectors:

  • Aged Care
  • Associations
  • Community
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Health
  • Local Government
  • Waste and Resource Recovery
  • Water
Claire Braund, WOB Executive Director, talks to Fi Mercer, Founder and CEO of The Governance Evaluator, about the process and how it's helping boards to become more effective.


For more information and to speak to a customer care consultant at Governance Evaluator register here.