2021 Global Governance Summit: Re-engineering Governance for Good

5 August 2021 | Virtual

Agenda

All sessions and times are subject to change. Please check back regularly for the latest schedule. 
 Time (CEST/CAT/SAST) Session
 11:00 a.m.–12:20 p.m. Summit Welcome: Setting the Scene and Introduction

Speaker: 

  • Tim Mescon, Executive Vice President and Chief Officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa, AACSB International
Keynote Session: Governance From Many Perspectives
The importance of effective governance transcends sectors, but can be implemented much differently. Spend 15 minutes with each keynote speaker to identify key differences in how each sector can use governance as a tool to create positive societal impact. 

Governance and NGOs and Society

Speaker: 

  • Thulisile "Thuli" Madonsela, Law Trust Chair in Social Justice and Law Professor at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. Former holder of the post of Public Protector in South Africa

Governance and the Corporate Sector

Speaker: 

  • Tomi Adepoju, Partner & Head of Internal Audit, Governance, Risk and Compliance Services at KPMG Nigeria

Governance and Global Institutions

Speaker: 

  • Seamus Gillen, Founder and Director of Value Alpha Limited, United Kingdom

Governance and Business Education

Speaker:

  • Darius Palia, Thomas A. Renyi Endowed Chair in Banking, Rutgers Business School, USA
 12:20 p.m.–12:25 p.m. Break
 12:25 p.m.–1:15 p.m. Instilling Activism Into Governance Panel
Exploring the contribution of activism to global change in good governance.

Track: Governance, NGOs, and Society

Speakers: 

  • Thuilisile "Thuli" Madonsela, Law Trust Chair in Social Justice and Law Professor at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. Former holder of the post of Public Protector in South Africa
  • Piet Naude, Professor of Ethics, University of Stellenbosch Business School
  • Khaya Sithole, Accountant, Academic, Activist, and Independent Analyst
  • Claudelle von Eck, Founder of Brave Inflections, South Africa

 1:15 p.m.–1:20 p.m. Break
 1:20 p.m.–2:10 p.m. Changing the Governance Status Quo: Mindsets, Behaviors, and Worldviews
A deep dive into drivers and trends of governance transformation and best practices about where to start.

Track: Governance and Global Institutions  

Speakers: 

  • Kim Ansell, Managing Consultant at Advance HE, United Kingdom
  • Carolyn Chalmers, Chief Executive Officer, The Good Governance Academy 
  • Seamus Gillen, Founder and Director of Value Alpha Limited, United Kingdom
  • Ritva Kassis, Head of Governance, Ethics and Compliance, ADNOC Logistics & Services
  • Arnold Walravens, Member of the Senate of Faculty of Postgraduate Studies at IEDC-Bled School of Management


Business Schools Shaping the Future of Governance Through Business Education 

A look at the role of business education in the preparation of leaders to guide governance down a route which is for global good.

Track: Governance and Business Education

Speakers:

  • Jill Atkins, Chair in Financial Management, Sheffield University Management School, UK
  • Axel Kravatzky, Managing Director, Syntegra-ESG
  • Kamil Omoteso, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of College of Business, Law and Social Sciences at University of Derby
  • Darius Palia, Thomas A. Renyi Endowed Chair in Banking, Rutgers Business School, USA
 2:10 p.m.–2:20 p.m. Key Conclusions and Takeaways, Thanks, and Closing Remarks

Speaker: 

  • Tim Mescon, Executive Vice President and Chief Officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa, AACSB International