Dr Stanislav Shekshnia is senior affiliate professor of entrepreneurship and family enterprise at INSEAD. He also directs the Leading from the Chair Programme. Stanislav's research concentrates on leadership, leadership development and effective governance at emerging markets and organisations. He is a senior partner at Ward Howell talent equity advisory, which has offices in Moscow, Paris, St. Petersburg, Kiev, and Alma-Aty. Stanislav also provides advice and personal coaching to business owners, senior executives and executive teams. Dr Shekshnia is the author, co-author, or editor of seven books, including "Coaching: How to Manage Free People (2010, 2013, 2015)", "The New Russian Business Leaders (2004 with M.Kets deVries, K. Korotov, E. Florent-Treacy), "Corporate Governance in Russia" (2004, edit. with S. Puffer and D. McCarthy). His articles have appeared in journals such as "The Academy of Management Executive, the "European Management Journal" and "Harvard Business Review Russia".
In the second part of their global INSEAD report on successful board chairs, Stanislav Shekshnia and Veronika Zagieva compare factors such as culture, shareholder and executive relationships, and meeting preparation.