Béatrice Richez-Baum is director general of ecoDa, the European Confederation of Directors Associations. She advocates the interests of European board members by developing close working relationships with the EU institutions and European peer organisations. Béatrice is responsible for the day-to-day management of the confederation, the smooth integration of its members and the organisation of a European education programme for directors. She is also a board member of the European Society of Association Executives (ESAE).
Is corporate governance being used to resolve the agency problem and shift companies to new organisational models? Recent reforms suggest this is happening, even if it is not intended—and the future looks teal.