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John Authers

John Authers

John Authers is the author of a sobering book in which he traces how decades of financial innovations helped to make the recent financial meltdown inevitable. He was the global editor of the Financial Times’ “Lex” column.

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Mirte Bronsdijk

Mirte Bronsdijk

Mirte Bronsdijk, Corporate Governance Specialist, joined APG in February 2009. She mainly focuses on the decision-making concerning shareholder meetings and the corporate governance dialogue, and engagement activities with companies worldwide.

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John Heilemann

John Heilemann

John Heilemann is the National Affairs Editor for New York Magazine and NYMag.com. He is also a political analyst for MSNBC and coauthor of Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of Lifetime, the runaway international bestseller chronicling the historic 2008 presidential campaign.

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Alex Hibbert

Alex Hibbert

Alex Hibbert, aged only twenty-five, is the world-record-holder for the longest unsupported polar journey in history. He hauled a 430-pound sledge 1,374 miles over 113 days through tough Arctic terrain and without support of any kind. A modern-day pioneer and Oxford graduate, he is determined, dynamic, and an inspiration to both the young and the more experienced.

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P Gerald Malone

P. Gerald Malone

P. Gerald Malone is, by profession, a solicitor of some 38 years standing. He has served as a Minister of State in the United Kingdom Government. Mr. Malone currently serves as Independent Chairman of a London AIM-listed company (healthcare software) and a UK based privately owned pharmaceutical company. He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Aberdeen Funds, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aberdeen Global Income Fund, Inc. and Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Fund, Inc. and serves on the boards of Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund, Inc. and Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Investment Company Limited.

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John McLeod Scarlett

Sir John McLeod Scarlett, KCMG, OBE

Sir John Scarlett served as Chief of the British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS or MI6) from August 2004 to October 2009. He joined SIS in 1971 and over the next 20 years served in Nairobi, Paris and twice in Moscow as well as several assignments in London covering the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe, and the Soviet Union.

His second time in Moscow (1991–1994) coincided with the end of the USSR and the early years of the Russian Federation. In early September 2001 he retired from SIS on appointment as Chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee in the Cabinet Office. He rejoined SIS as Head of the Service in 2004.

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Dr. Hinrich Voss

Dr. Hinrich Voss

Hinrich Voss is a Roberts Academic Research Fellow at the Centre for International Business University of Leeds (CIBUL). His research interests concentrate mainly on if and how the international business strategies of multinational enterprises (MNEs) from both developed and developing countries are affected by climate change policies and the institutional objectives to move towards ‘Future Energies’; if and how MNEs adapt their international business configuration, and how MNEs help to distribute ‘Future Energies’ related technologies globally.

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Dr. Jim Walker

Dr. Jim Walker

Jim Walker is the founder and managing director of Asianomics Limited, an economic research and consultancy company servicing principally the fund management industry.

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Kerrie Waring

Kerrie Waring

Kerrie is the ICGN's Chief Operating Officer and Company Secretary having joined the company in 2008. She has extensive experience in the field of corporate governance having held significant positions in a number of professional bodies.

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