George Dallas

George Dallas is policy director at ICGN (International Corporate Governance Network), where he coordinates ICGN’s governance polices and committees, and plays an active role in ICGN’s regulatory outreach. George is also a senior visiting fellow at Cass Business School, a member of the Corporate Governance Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, and works as an independent advisor. He began his career in corporate banking at Wells Fargo Bank, and is published widely in the fields of corporate governance and responsible investment, including the book “Governance and Risk” (McGraw-Hill, 2004). George holds a BA degree, with distinction, from Stanford University and an MBA from the Haas School of the University of California at Berkeley.

Latest Articles by George Dallas

  1. trading screen, shares, stocks, equities, institutional investors

    26 February, 2018

    Share buybacks: a question of governance?

    The UK government is investigating share buybacks, but could capital allocation be a subject for more disclosure and the corporate governance code?

  1. London Stock Exchange, LSE

    11 October, 2018

    Balancing act: stock exchanges and dual-class shares

    As stock exchanges allow dual-class shares in a bid to attract new listings, investors worry they that represent a “watering down” of listing requirements.

  1. wind turbines, climate change, ESG, LGIM

    8 May, 2019

    ESG reporting: what is the endgame?

    Non-financial reporting is a challenge for issuers, investors and standard-setters on both sides of the Atlantic. The task ahead is to develop a coherent vision and unified agenda.

  1. systemic risk, boat and a big wave

    17 March, 2020

    Covid-19 is a new systemic risk. What are the implications for governance?

    A long-term perspective—and a grounding in ethics and values more generally—should guide both investor and board responses.