Editors & Contributors

Maria Guadalupe

Maria Guadalupe is an associate professor in the economics and political science department at INSEAD, the academic director of the INSEAD Randomized Control Trials (RCT) Lab and a member of the European Competitiveness Initiative at the school. Maria obtained a PhD in economics from the London School of Economics in 2003. Prior to joining INSEAD in 2012, she was an associate professor in the economics and finance department at Columbia Business School where she held the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Chair in Leadership and Ethics. Maria has also been a visiting scholar at MIT and Princeton and is currently a research fellow at the Center for European Policy Research (CEPR) and the IZA. She is also a member of the Strategy Research Initiative.

Jens Hagendorff

Professor Jens Hagendorff is professor of finance and investment at Cardiff Business School.

Deborah Hargreaves

Deborah Hargreaves is a director at the High Pay Centre, a former chair of the High Pay Commission and business editor of The Guardian.

Eelke Heemskerk

Eelke M. Heemskerk is associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam, and boardroom consultant at the Galan Group. He publishes on corporate governance, executive decision-making, and global networks of corporate control.

Jenni Henderson

Jenni Henderson is section editor: business and economy for The Conversation. Before starting at The Conversation, Jenni worked on the Mindframe national media initiative, helping journalists report on mental illness and suicide. She has also worked for a number of years in radio, online and television journalism for the ABC and for Reuters at the Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur bureaus.

Brian Henry

Brian Henry comes from a social sciences background and has previously worked as a marketing and communications specialist and a newspaper journalist. Brian was awarded a PhD from Trinity College Dublin (TCD) for his study of urban Dublin in the late 18th century. His doctoral thesis was immediately published as a book called "Dublin Hanged" by the Irish Academic Press. Brian was also awarded an MSc in Economic History from the London School of Economics (LSE) and a Bachelor’s degree in American Studies from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC).

Gilles Hilary

Gilles Hilary joined the McDonough School of Business as the Houston Term Professor in Fall 2016. Previous to Georgetown he has taught at INSEAD, Northwestern University, the University of Chicago, HEC Paris, HKUST and Tsinghua University. He regularly teaches courses on corporate governance, risk management, financial analysis, decision making processes, and behavioral finance. He has taught in different capacities at other institutions around the world, and regularly teaches courses on corporate governance, risk management, financial analysis, decision-making processes and behavioural finance. He is a founding member of Cercle-K2, a French think-tank on risk management. His research has been profiled in publications such as the Financial Times, Le Monde, Handelsblatt, Bloomberg Businessweek, Yomjuri Shimbun/Japan News, The Hindu, among many others. Gilles regularly presents his research internationally.

Gavin Hinks

Gavin Hinks is the managing editor of Board Agenda. Hinks, an award-winning business journalist with over 20 years' experience, is the former editor of Accountancy Age and Financial Director; he has written extensively about financial and regulatory issues, corporate governance and ethical and responsible business practices. Hinks manages the editorial team at Board Agenda and produces targeted news and featured content across print and digital media, he also hosts conferences and other live events. As well as presenting several videos, Hinks has also appeared on national TV and radio as a pundit offering his insights and expert opinion on the business world today.

Chris Hodge

Chris Hodge is a policy adviser to ICSA: The Governance Institute in the UK. For ten years until 2014 Chris was director of corporate governance at the UK’s Financial Reporting Council. He was responsible for developing and promoting the UK Corporate Governance Code, and for introducing the first national stewardship code for investors in 2010. Between 2014 and 2016, Chris was the FRC’s strategy director. Chris established, and chaired until 2015, the European Corporate Governance Codes Network, which brings together the bodies responsible for codes in 28 European countries. In addition to ICSA, Chris also advises Nestor Advisors, a specialist governance consultancy.

Nick Hood

Nick Hood is a business risk adviser for Opus Business Services, which provides business advice and restructuring. Nick is well known as a media business pundit, appearing regularly on the BBC and other broadcast channels, contributing to the national, regional and trade press in the UK and writing articles for a wide range of professional magazines and websites. He is also a chartered accountant and a former insolvency practitioner.

Christian Horbye

Christian Horbye is a trainee solicitor at law firm Holman Fenwick Willan.

Richard Howitt

Richard Howitt is chief executive officer of the International Integrated Reporting Council. As such he is spearheading the adoption of Integrated Reporting globally and is a major thought-leader in international debates on good corporate governance, shifting investment to the long-term and inclusive capitalism. Prior to being appointed to the IIRC, Richard served as an elected Member of the European Parliament for more than 20 years and was rapporteur on corporate responsibility. In this capacity, he was key architect of the EU’s non-financial information directive, one of the biggest transformations in corporate disclosure anywhere in the world.