Dr Roger Barker completes speaker line-up at ICSA Jersey Annual Conference

Jersey, 18 April 2018 – Dr Roger Barker, Corporate Governance Advisor at the Institute of Directors has been confirmed as a speaker at this year’s ICSA: The Governance Institute’s annual conference in Jersey on 26 April. Dr Barker will be discussing what proposed revisions to the UK Corporate Governance Code might mean for Jersey and reflecting upon the wider context of governance reform.

Robert Le Corre, Chair of ICSA’s Jersey Branch comments:

“Roger is one of the leading figures in corporate governance and we are delighted that he can join us at The Royal Yacht Hotel as we address the leading role that Jersey’s governance professionals can play in ‘Managing Risk, Leading Change’. We have a fantastic line-up of speakers offering expertise on topical issues such as data protection, stakeholder engagement, cyber security, conflicts of interest and personal development.”

Other confirmed speakers at this year’s conference are as follows:

  • Peter Swabey, Policy and Research Director at ICSA will be presenting innovative approaches to stakeholder engagement and ICSA’s report with the Investment Association into ‘The Stakeholder Voice in Board Decision Making
  • Sara Johns, a partner at Ogier will be discussing the key questions at play for company secretaries in ensuring compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation
  • Rob Shapland, Principal Cyber Security Consultant at First Base Technologies will be showing delegates how to respond to a cyber security breach
  • Aidan Kearney, Psychologist, Carter Corson Business Psychologists will be demonstrating how delegates can apply principles based in neuroscience, organisational behaviour and psychology to improve personal effectiveness
  • Jennifer Palmer, Director, Goldstream Governance Ltd will be offering invaluable insight into conflicts of interest
  • Charis Evans, Business Development Director at ICSA will be presenting new initiatives for company secretaries and governance professionals, part of ‘A new agenda for ICSA: The Governance Institute’.

Places can be booked online here.  

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Notes to Editors:

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ICSA Jersey branch: The Jersey Branch Council promotes the work and profession of chartered secretaries and ICSA's activities in Jersey. The branch also represents ICSA members who are resident or studying in Jersey in matters relating to qualifications, profession related matters and corporate governance. In achieving its objectives the Council works with the members, students, training providers, employers, regulators and other professional bodies.
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