Editors & Contributors

Mark Humphery-Jenner

Mark is an associate professor of finance at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Business School. His research interests are mainly in corporate governance and in law and finance. His work has appeared in major finance journals such as the Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. He received his PhD in finance from UNSW in 2012 and has also received qualifications in law.

John Hurrell

John Hurrell is chief executive of Airmic, the association for those working in risk management and insurance.

Ruth Ireland

Ruth Ireland is a partner within BDO's Risk & Advisory Services team, providing a range of services to clients including internal audit, corporate governance advice, risk management facilitation and business process consultancy.

Henry Irving

Henry Irving is head of the ICAEW Audit and Assurance Faculty and member of FEE’s Auditing and Assurance Policy Group. He leads the Audit Quality Forum, which enables all those with an interest in the reliability of audited financial statements to discuss challenges to that concept and test public policy initiatives to promote it. He directs ICAEW’s re:Assurance, AuditInsights and AuditFutures programmes. Henry previously trained and worked in the Big Four, was the finance director of a London Market Group insurance company, led the insurance internal audit team at Norwich Union and was head of audit at the Civil Aviation Authority.

Cathy James

Cathy James is the chief executive of Public Concern at Work, the whistleblowing charity that advises individuals and supports organisations with whistleblowing arrangements, and lobbies for legislative change.

Michael Jarrett

Michael Jarrett is a senior affiliate professor in organisational behaviour at INSEAD. Prior to joining INSEAD, Michael followed the dual tracks of academia and change management consulting. Currently, he teaches extensively on executive programmes and consults to a variety of clients delivering seminars, key note speeches and top team workshops in helping them to address the dilemmas of strategy execution. He is a programme director of INSEAD's Strategy Execution Programme. Michael is the author of several articles and books including his latest book, "Changeability: Why some companies are ready for change – and others aren’t", and was the 2011 award winner of the ECCH Case in Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour.

Andrew Kakabadse

Professor Andrew Kakabadse is an internationally renowned expert on boards, top team management and leadership. A professor of governance and strategic leadership at Henley Business School, he is currently working on a major global study of boardroom effectiveness and governance practice.

Natalia Karelaia

Natalia Karelaia is an associate professor of Decision Sciences at INSEAD where she teaches Negotiations and Managerial Decision Making. Before joining the faculty at INSEAD, she was an assistant professor at Université de Lausanne, Switzerland. She received her PhD in Management from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, and was a visiting scholar at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard University.

Thomas Keusch

Prior to joining INSEAD, Thomas was on the faculty of Erasmus University Rotterdam and received his PhD at Maastricht University. He teaches managerial accounting in INSEAD’s core MBA programme, with an emphasis on managerial decision-making, performance measurement, and incentive provision and distortion. His research interests include corporate governance, shareholder activism, and risk management.

Collette Kirwan

Dr Collette Kirwan is a lecturer in accounting at the Quinn School of Business, UCD. She qualified as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers where she subsequently worked as a manager in audit services. Prior to taking up her academic post at University College Dublin, Collette was a lecturer in the School of Business at Waterford Institute of Technology. In 2011, Collette was awarded the Waterford Institute of Technology Teaching Excellence Award.

Harvey Knight

Harvey Knight is a partner at law firm Withers LLP where his practice is focused on the inter-relationships between the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA); FCA and PRA-regulated individuals and their FCA and PRA-regulated businesses; and the FCA, the PRA and the law.