Irena Prijović is chair of the European Confederation of Directors' Associations (ecoDa), a not-for-profit association which represents approximately 55,000 board directors from across the EU. She is also secretary general of the Slovenian Directors' Association. Irena's career is professionally dedicated to corporate governance (CG) consultancy, research, development of professional standards, as well as to educational and directors’ certification activities. She is a co-author of different CG research, studies, codes, and best practice principles. She is also a regular lecturer at seminars and conferences. In 2007, Irena was awarded for her contribution to CG development in Slovenia.