Mara Shah-Coulon runs Ernst & Young's corporate governance team. She has written several publications on these subjects including 'Board Effectiveness – Continuing the Journey', published in April 2015.
She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has audited a number of multinational companies in the industrial and chemical sector. Prior to her move to the corporate governance team, Mala spent six years working in EY’s Professional Practice Directorate, advising audit teams and senior client handlers on technical auditing, corporate governance and risk management issues. In this role, she formulated EY's policies to implement various legal and regulatory changes affecting the audit profession, including the Companies Act 2006 and the 2012 Corporate Governance Code.