Dr Renée Friedman talks about the New UK stewardship and corporate governance code of practice, and how they are designed to improve the dynamics between governance and sustainability. In particular, how they may work together to strengthen sustainability as concept and in practice.
About the Speaker
Renée Friedman is Head of events and strategic content at Responsible Investor. She has experience across a range of sectors and roles: in media/publishing as a managing editor at The Economist Group; in economic and political risk consulting; in finance as an economist, macro strategist and bond fund manager; in the UK and international policy spheres as an economist to the Treasury Select Committee and as senior economist/chief technical advisor for the UN Development Programme’s (UNDP) Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS; and as an academic, designing and teaching economics courses at universities across London.
Renée is an experienced speaker and moderator, having appeared at events and workshops including those for The Economist Group, BNE Intellinews, IHS Global Insight, and the UNDP. She has also appeared on CNBC.
Renée holds a PhD in Economics from London Business School, a Masters in Russian and East European Studies from the University of Birmingham, and a Bachelors in International Trade and Development from the London School of Economics & Political Science.