Its lonely at the top

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  1. All CEO`s should have a mentor, somebody they can talk to about any issue they have. A” governance” best practice Trustee Board should have arranged this as part of any new CEO appointment – especially if the CEO role is their first one.Most Student Union CEOs report to the Trustee Board Chair – but may not wish to discuss this type of particular issue with them. Also in the corporate world most Chairs will have an awareness, in these situations, that all is not well with their CEO – but would a recently graduated SAB President have developed the necessary knowledge and skills to determine this. Finally the Independent Lay members on the Trustee Board should have a role here – developing a trust and understanding with the CEO in order to be around to give support should their CEO find themselves in the position described.

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