Veronika is a project manager at the Talent Equity Institute, an internal Research & Development division of Ward Howell. She specialises in research on the topics of leadership and corporate governance (boards of directors, CEO succession). In collaboration with Professor Stanislav Shekshnia, Veronika completed a number of research projects for INSEAD business school, World Economic Forum, Forbes Russia, Forbes Kazakhstan, etc. Veronika joined Ward Howell in 2011 and first focused on executive search projects. Prior to joining Ward Howell she worked in the press relations office of one of the government agencies.
Veronika graduated from the Moscow State University in 2011 where she studied political science.
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.