Elizabeth Saunders

Proxy power

‘Historically, shareholder involvement into boardroom affairs has been reserved for activist investors. But increasingly, we are seeing that the investment community at large wants to have the levers to hold executive leadership accountable for performance and corporate practices.’

Belden Menkus

Improving board effectiveness

‘At its most fundamental, the board should see their role as defining the purpose of the business, and then ensuring that purpose is fulfilled.’