Monday 12th March, 16:15, Seminar Room – Future-proofing your business: Is corporate governance the greatest risk to corporate reputation? (Panel)

Karina serves on a number of boards and advisory bodies in the UK, Italy and the US. This was following a 25-year career in finance and investment management, where she developed a particular expertise in corporate governance, business ethics and sustainability. She serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of Italian oil and gas company Eni SpA, where she is currently a member of the Control & Risks Committee and the Sustainability & Scenarios Committee, having previously also been a member of the Compensation Committee.

She also serves on the Board Directors of Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), the Global Advisory Council of boutique investment bank Cornerstone Capital Inc., The Advisory Council of private equity firm Bridges Fund Management Ltd., the Sustainable Development Advisory Panel of software group SAP and the Transparency International-UK Advisory Council.
Until 2013, Karina ran the Governance and Sustainable Investment activities of UK asset manager F&C Investments*, focusing on equity research, shareholder activism and public policy engagement.

A dual Canadian and French national, Karina holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from Columbia University Graduate School of Business in New York and a BA in Political Economy from the University of Toronto.

* now BMO Global Asset Management, part of the Bank of Montreal.