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    Date & Time

    13 – 16 Nov, 2019



    House of Lords, UK Parliament, Westminster, London sw1a 0AA



    Board’s Opportunities and Challenges for Corporate Governance and Sustainability


  • Inaugural Address

    Ruchi Ghanashyam

    Her Excellency (Mrs) Ruchi Ghanashyam IFS

    High Commissioner of India to UK

  • Guest of Honour

    Gopichand P. Hinduja

    Gopichand P. Hinduja

    The Hinduja Group, UK


  • Sir. David Clementi

    Sir. David Clementi

    BBC-The British Broadcasting Corporation, UK

  • Helen Brand OBE

    Helen Brand OBE

    Chief Executive
    ACCA - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK

  • Shallu Jindal

    Shallu Jindal

    JSPL Foundation & Director on the Board, Jindal Steel & Power Ltd., India


  • Lord Adair Turner

    Lord Adair Turner

    Sr. Fellow, Institute for New Economic Thinking, Sr. Fellow & Grantee, INET & Former Chairman, Financial Services Authority, UK

  • Sandip Somany

    Sandip Somany

    Vice Chairman & MD
    HSIL Limited, President, FICCI-Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry

  • Rafael Ortiz Fábrega

    H.E. Rafael Ortiz Fábrega

    of Costa Rica to the UK

  • Manisha Gunasekera

    H.E. Manisha Gunasekera

    High Commissioner
    of Sri Lanka to the UK

  • Rajesh Rajora

    Dr. Rajesh Rajora, IAS

    Principal Secretary
    Department of Industrial Policy & Investment Promotion, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, India

  • Lord Karan Bilimoria, CBE, DL

    Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE, DL

    Founder & Chairman
    Cobra Beer & Vice President, The Confederation of British Industry (CBI), UK

  • R. Madhavan

    R. Madhavan

    Chairman & MD
    Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), India

  • Valeria Gonzalez Posse

    Valeria Gonzalez Posse

    Minister, Deputy Head Of Mission, Head Trade and Investments, Embassy of Argentina in the United Kingdom

  • Eugene Mayne

    Eugene Mayne

    Founder & Group CEO
    Tristar Group, UAE

  • Vir Advani

    Vir Advani

    Vice Chairman & MD
    Blue Star Limited, India

  • Atul Temurnikar

    Atul Temurnikar

    Co-founder & Executive Chairman
    Global Schools Foundation, Singapore

  • Dr. Tayeb Kamali

    Dr. Tayeb Kamali

    Director General
    Education & Training Development, Ministry of Interior, UAE

  • Subhash C. Garg, IAS

    Subhash C. Garg, IAS (Retd)

    Former Secretary
    Department of Economic Affairs and Secretary, Ministry of Power, Govt of India & Executive Director in the World Bank Group

  • The Rt. Hon. Lord Swraj Paul of Marylebone

    The Rt. Hon. Lord Swraj Paul of Marylebone, PC

    Founder & Chairman
    The Caparo Group Plc. UK

  • Arun Kumar Ray, IPS

    Arun Kumar Ray, IPS

    Deputy Chairman
    Tea Board of India

  • Navin B. Chawla, IAS (Retd.)

    Navin B. Chawla, IAS (Retd.)

    Former Chief Election
    Commissioner of India

  • Vindi Banga

    Vindi Banga

    Clayton Dubilier & Rice; Chairman, Marie Curie; Senior Independent Director,
    GlaxoSmithKline plc, UK

  • Biswajit Roy

    Biswajit Roy

    Director on the Board
    (Human Resource & Business Dev),
    Oil India Limited

  • Feryal Ahmadi

    Feryal Ahmadi

    Chief Operating Officer
    DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodities Centre), UAE

  • James Stewart

    James Stewart

    Vice Chair-Head
    of Brexit & Industrial Strategy,

  • Edward Bickham

    Edward Bickham

    Senior Advisor
    World Gold Council, UK

  • Dr. Shailendra Chouksey

    Dr. Shailendra Chouksey

    Whole-time Director
    JK Lakshmi Cement Limited, India

  • Paul George

    Paul George

    Executive Director
    orporate Governance & Reporting, Financial Reporting Council (FRC), UK

  • V. S. Parthasarathy

    V. S. Parthasarathy

    Group CFO, Group CIO
    & Member of Group Executive Board,
    Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., India

  • John Reade

    John Reade

    Chief Market Strategist
    & Head of Research,
    World Gold Council, UK

  • Mark Millar ACCA

    Mark Millar

    Vice President
    ACCA- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK

  • Dr. Nina Skorupska CBE FEI

    Dr. Nina Skorupska CBE FEI

    Chief Executive Officer
    Renewable Energy Association, UK

  • Rohit Misra

    Rohit Misra

    Managing Director
    Starkey Labs India Pvt. Ltd. (Starkey Laboratories, USA)

  • Denise Wilson OBE

    Denise Wilson OBE

    Chief Executive
    The Hampton-Alexander Review, FTSE Women Leaders, UK

  • Michael Lewis

    Michael Lewis

    Chief Executive Officer
    E.ON UK plc

  • Diana Conrad

    Diana Conrad

    Chief Human Resources Officer
    GlaxoSmithKline plc, UK

  • Sanjay Grover

    Sanjay Grover

    Chief Executive
    European Operations, Bank of Baroda, UK

  • Iain Wright FCA

    Iain Wright FCA

    Director of Corporate &
    Industrial Strategy,
    ICAEW & former Minister, Govt. of UK

  • Ron Chandiramani

    Ron Chandiramani

    Founder & Group President
    Al Midas International Group, UAE

  • Vinai Kumar Saxena

    Vinai Kumar Saxena

    Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC), Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Govt of India

  • Dr. Graham Wilson

    Dr. Graham Wilson

    Leadership & Organization
    Development, OXFORD, UK

  • Aruna Radhakeesoon

    Aruna Radhakeesoon

    Executive Director
    Roger's Group, & Chairman, National Corporate Governance Committee, Mauritius

  • Andrew Roscoe

    Andrew Roscoe

    Member of the Board
    Egon Zehnder, UK

  • Prof. Colin Coulson Thomas

    Prof. Colin Coulson Thomas

    Audit & Risk Committee, United Learning, UK & President, Institute of Management Services, UK

  • Philip Bouverat

    Philip Bouverat

    J.C. Bamford Excavators Limited (JCB), UK

  • Elsa Palanza

    Elsa Palanza

    Managing Director-Global
    Head of Sustainability & Citizenship, Barclays plc, UK

  • Dr. Waddah S. Ghanem

    Dr. Waddah S. Ghanem

    Senior Director
    Sustainability, Operational & Business Excellence, Emirates National Oil Company Limited (ENOC) LLC, UAE

  • James F. Reda

    James F. Reda

    Managing Director & Executive
    Compensation Service Line Leader,
    Gallagher HRCC, USA

  • Kersi F. Porbunderwalla

    Kersi F. Porbunderwalla

    President & CEO
    The EUGDPR Institute, & Secretary-General, Copenhagen Compliance, Denmark

  • Alain Mulder

    Alain Mulder

    Director European Operations
    Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), Netherlands

  • Iain Anderson

    Iain Anderson

    Executive Chairman
    Cicero Group, Non-Executive Director, Innovate Finance, UK

  • Maggie McGhee

    Maggie McGhee

    Executive Director
    Governance, ACCA-Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK

  • Mark Hurley

    Mark Hurley

    Country Head
    UK/Ireland, Chr. Hansen Holding A/S

  • Paul Crewe

    Paul Crewe

    Chief Sustainability Officer
    & Executive Director Anthesis Group, UK

  • Upendra Keshari Neupane

    Upendra Keshari Neupane

    Chairman Nepal Credit &
    Commerce Bank Ltd., Nepal

  • Dr. Peter Bonfield

    Dr. Peter Bonfield

    FREng, FIET, FICE, FIOM3, FCIOB, HonFIStructE, HonFCABE Vice-Chancellor, University of Westminster, UK

  • Luke Manning

    Luke Manning

    Head- Sustainability &
    Strategic Initiatives, Refinitiv, UK

  • Sandrine Roseberg

    Sandrine Roseberg

    Managing Partner CEO &
    Board Practice, Heidrick & Struggles Inc., UK

  • Paresh Rughani

    Paresh Rughani

    International Motivational
    Speaker, UK

  • Keith Smith

    Keith Smith

    DBA, MBA, MSc, CFIRM, Member, Audit & Risk Committee, Institute of Risk Management, UK

  • Ilse Ennsfellner

    Dr. (Ms) Ilse Ennsfellner

    Certified Management Consultant
    Ennsfellner Consulting, Austria

  • Dr. Epaminondas Koronis

    Dr. Epaminondas Koronis

    Senior Lecturer-Organisations
    Economy and Society, Westminster Business School, UK

  • Prof. Brendon Noble

    Prof. Brendon Noble

    FRSA, FRSB, FIKE, Prof. of Regenerative Medicine, School of Life Sciences, University of Westminster

  • Malay Patel

    Malay Patel

    Independent Director
    HDFC Bank Ltd., India

  • Dr. Martin Matthews

    Dr. Martin Matthews

    Westminster Business School
    Responsible Leadership, University of Westminster, UK

Topics - Highlights

  • Future of the Strategic Board: Preparing for a Complex World
  • Effective Corporate Governance for Sustainability
  • Sustainability : The New Business Paradigm & Global Dimension
  • Board Committees and their Composition: Getting it Right
  • Navigating Risks and Opportunities, in a Volatile World
  • The Diversity Differentiator : Managing Board Dynamics & Achieving Effectiveness
  • Debugging Digital Governance: The Future Ahead
  • Strategizing Sustainability: Lessons learned & the way forward (Case Study presentations in 'Sustainability)
  • The Business Case for Good Corporate Governance (Case Study presentations in Corporate Governance)


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BRONZE Partners

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MEDIA Partner


Supported (Special Session) by

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