Beth McConnell

Specialising in effective board reviews and governance services


Beth provides governance, facilitation and training services, tailored to meet each client’s needs


Beth’s governance services include:

board reviews,
governance reviews, and
tailored workshops.

Beth also specialises in charter and policy development.


Beth facilitates board and executive discussions and planning days, with a focus on achieving clear outcomes.


Beth offers a range of board and induction training options to assist boards  and directors to understand their roles and responsibilities.


Beth also offers coaching for individuals.

Streamlined Board Reviews

Ideal for organisations wanting a cost-effective streamlined approach to a board review.

Tailored versions have been developed for schools and not-for-profit organisations.

More comprehensive board reviews can also be tailored to meet your needs.

Builds better board relations and clarifies roles and strategic priorities

Time efficient for busy directors and executives

Cost-effective with a structured framework that can be tailored to meet your needs

Delivers practical and clear outcomes, with a written report and board presentation

Survey conducted online for convenience

Confidential, with survey information stored in Australia

Good governance workshops
and planning days

Beth conducts workshops on what good governance means for your organisation, aligning directors, committee members and executives with a shared vision.

Beth also facilitates board and executive planning days.

Beth works with a range of different boards, including financial services, school, corporate, for-purpose and not-for-profit boards.

Beth McConnell Consulting

Beth McConnell

Beth is an experienced corporate governance adviser having worked in management consulting specialising in governance, leading corporate law firms and in-house with superannuation funds.

Beth has nearly 30 years’ experience as a solicitor and a consultant specialising in corporate, trust and superannuation law and corporate governance.
Beth sits on the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal, as an Industry Panel Member on the Australian Financial Complaints Authority, on the boards of NULIS Nominees (Australia) Limited and CatholicCare and as Independent Consultant to the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee of UniSuper. Beth has previously held other not-for-profit board roles.
She is passionate about improving the way boards and teams work together. Beth’s focus is on cutting through complexity and offering practical solutions – bridging the gap between theory and practice.
Beth has a Bachelor of Commerce, a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Master of Commercial Law from The University of Melbourne. Beth is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, trained at the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership and has completed the course in Leadership Communications at Harvard University.

Beth presented at the 2018 ASFA Conference, the 2018 Lawsense School Law Vic Conference and the 2019 Better Boards Conference on the learnings from the Hayne Royal Commissions for not-for-profit organisations. Beth is presenting a plenary session at the 2020 Better Boards Conference.