Topic: Corporate governance is a zero sum game: the investors' benefit is at the companies' cost. Discuss.
Speaker: Stephen Haddrill, Chief Executive Officer, Financial Reporting Council
Stephen became CEO of the FRC in 2009. Previously he was Director General of the ABI from 2005. Stephen was appointed as a member of the Financial Crisis Advisory Group (FCAG) in 2008, the high-level advisory group set up by the IASB and the Financial Accounting Standards Board to consider financial reporting issues arising from the global financial crisis.
Stephen studied history and economics at Oxford University and joined the Department of Energy in 1978 where he held a number of posts, principally on nuclear issues and as Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Energy.
Expert Speaker: Anthony Carey, Head of Board Practice, Mazars LLP
Anthony leads Mazars’ board practice in the UK. He is a key spokesman on issues related to governance and also takes an active role in thought leadership issues and public interest issues related to the profession.
Anthony is actively involved in Mazars’ Business. For Good initiative, is co-author of Mazars’ Board Charter for Sustainable Success and co-developed the firm’s Board Polarities model. Last year he helped launch the Boardroom Centre for Quoted Companies, a joint initiative between Mazars and The London Stock Exchange. He is also a lead for the Centre for Audit Committee and Investor Dialogue, a joint initiative between Mazars and a number of leading institutional investors.
Anthony is a chartered accountant and chartered director and is an experienced facilitator of board effectiveness reviews. He is a member of the FRC Financial Reporting Lab Steering Group and also serves on the executive of the Quoted Companies Alliance. He is a past member of the FRC’s Financial Reporting Review Panel and was project director for the original Turnbull Report dealing with risk management and internal control.