19-22 April 2021 – Fund Boards Council Online event


In association with
Sponsored by Natwest

Why join the 2021 FBC iNED Bootcamp?

This four-day, multimedia event presents a unique opportunity to hear from governance experts, access a range of discussions with leading experts in their fields and engage with fund board directors. FBC will be offering a multitude of insightful content from thought leaders and experts throughout four days, utilising live events, videos, Podcasts and features.

Register today for full access to the Bootcamp portal when it launches on the 19th of April.

Topics Relevant to You

Fund Governance Across Borders

This section of the Bootcamp will host discussions and materials regarding the key issues and opportunities facing independent directors across Europe.

Maximising Fund Board Effectiveness

A suite of content covering topics such as good practice around risk management, how to prepare for the transition from executive to independent chairships and the role that depositories can play in supporting the work of iNEDs and their fund board colleagues.

The iNED role and personal effectiveness

This theme covers topics pertinent to the role of the iNED, including some of the practical considerations, like the opportunities to leverage experience from other parts of the investment governance spectrum as well as guides for iNEDs on key aspects of risk oversight.

The Future of Fund Governance

This section looks at the key players and supports impacting the future of fund governance along with high-profile initiatives such as Assessment of Value and the challenge of getting true diversity on fund boards.

Reasons to register

The 2nd Annual iNED Report

FBC will be launching its 2nd Annual iNED Report on Monday, 19th April during a live event at 11:00am BST. Join us to hear the findings from this key study into the state of independence on fund boards.

A four-day festival of fund governance

Access a wide range of on-demand content in the form of video discussions, Podcasts, and articles on the key challenges and opportunities confronting iNEDs and their fund board colleagues.

Exclusive Live Events

The event will kick off the 19th of April with a session introducing the findings of our 2nd annual iNED survey and conclude with a panel session drawing together the central themes of this year’s Bootcamp.

Governance experts

FBC has assembled the industry’s leading experts and practitioners from across the UK and Europe to share governance key learnings, best practices and insight gleaned through experience.


Live sessions

When you register for the 2021 FBC Bootcamp, you will have access to two live events that will stream through your personalised Bootcamp portal, with no additional access steps needed.

Opening session

Monday 19 April 11am BST

State of investment Fund Governance in 2021: Highlights from the FBC iNED Survey

In this kick-off session, we will unveil the key findings from FBC’s 2021 iNED Survey into the state of independence on fund boards, the only study of its kind to examine the views of more than 125 incumbent and aspiring fund board iNEDs from the UK and across Europe.

Closing session

Thursday 22 April 2pm BST

The Future of Investment Fund Governance

Join us for the conclusion of Bootcamp, where leading governance practitioners will take a look into the future of fund governance and fund boards, as well as examine the question “what does success look like?”.


Exclusive on demand content

When you register, you will receive an email with access to a personal portal that will go live on the 19th of April. In your portal you will find articles, videos and Podcasts that can be viewed at your leisure, that will touch upon all of the themes of the 2021 FBC iNED Bootcamp.

Panel discussions

Video interviews


Blog posts

Reports and Articles

Audience engagement


Talk to Us

If you have a question that you would like posed to our panellists for either of our live events, would like to leave a comment or need help accessing your iNED Bootcamp portal, please complete the form below and someone will be touch as quickly as possible.

Natwest Trustee and Depositary Services

Natwest Trustee and Depositary Service
Protecting funds. Protecting end investors.

We provide independent trustee and depositary services for clients in the UK and Luxembourg, under both the UCITS and AIFMD regimes, overseeing how funds are managed, and keeping investors’ assets safe. Established over 80 years ago, with £360billion in assets under trusteeship.

We’re delighted to be working with FBC and sponsoring the 2021 Annual iNED survey. The iNED community have become increasingly important in the UK funds industry since the introduction of new regulations in 2019. We are strongly committed to building on our relationships with iNEDs and ensuring that the value that the depositary can bring is fully understood. To find out more visit rbsinternational.com/depositaryservices

Register now to reserve your space

Fund Boards Council

The FBC iNED Bootcamp 2021 is brought to you by the Fund Boards Council,  a membership organisation for directors of mutual fund boards