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.

Latest Articles by Andrew Kakabadse

  1. Businessman looks at green graph showing growth

    21 December, 2021

    Financial reporting must show real impact—and costs—of ESG activities

    To make ESG activities meaningful, IFRS and GAAP should feature data that is relevant to long-term corporate and societal value creation.

  1. Businessman looking at stormy sky

    18 October, 2021

    The storm before the calm: how boards can make better decisions

    Behind every apparently calm surface lies a mass of board member interests, beliefs and emotions. How these conflicts can be managed?

  1. Chair overlooking the city

    27 September, 2021

    The hot seat: how chairs shape a positive board culture

    A chair’s real skill lies in their ability to engage with and earn the respect of the board without having to overtly exercise power.

  1. Greenwashing emissions from a chimney

    16 August, 2021

    Boards need to stop ESG greenwashing and recognise reputational threats

    There is no standard measure of environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance—and the system is largely being used as greenwash.

  1. Pile of blocks with regulation on top

    28 June, 2021

    The regulator’s dilemma: finding a balance between trust and compliance

    Organisations of all types can be divided on their mission, vision and strategy. A combination of compliance and stewardship is the solution.