Carum Basra

Carum is corporate governance policy adviser at the Institute of Directors. He is a member of the Policy Committees of the European Confederation of Directors' Associations (ecoDa) and the Global Network of Director Institutes (GNDI). Prior to joining the IoD, Carum served as a senior associate at a leading strategic communications consultancy where he advised clients across a broad range of public affairs issues.

Latest Articles by Carum Basra

  1. boardroom, chair, chairman, board, ftse 100

    28 November, 2019

    A manifesto for UK leadership on corporate governance

    The next government must increase the accountability of the corporate governance system to society and encourage a focus on long-term, sustainable business.

  1. Auditor reading documents

    23 January, 2020

    New UK regulator should be freed to focus on audit

    There are fears that the Audit, Reporting and Governance Authority (ARGA) will foster a formulaic and legalistic interpretation of the UK Corporate Governance Code.

  1. active investors, shareholder rights

    12 February, 2020

    Stakeholder debate should not be used to weaken shareholder rights

    Investors play a vital role in holding boards to account—and well-governed companies safeguard the long-term interests of all stakeholders.

  1. temporary measures

    24 March, 2020

    Regulators must grant boards flexibility during Covid-19 crisis

    The Institute of Directors would like to see urgent temporary measures implemented relating to board decision-making, company reporting and AGMs.