International Center for Corporate Governance
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International Center for Corporate Governance

Founded in 2003, the International Center for Corporate Governance (ICCG) is a global network of more than 100 regional, sectoral, and functional governance Fellows who conduct interdisciplinary corporate governance practice and research projects. The ICCG is dedicated to conducting in-depth research and analysis on various aspects of corporate governance.

The ICCG publishes research reports, white papers, and scholarly articles that contribute to the body of knowledge in the field of corporate governance and organizes conferences, seminars, and workshops to facilitate knowledge exchange and foster collaboration among professionals in academia and business.

The ICCG serve as a hub for interdisciplinary research, bringing together experts from various fields such as economics, finance, law, and management. This interdisciplinary approach enables a comprehensive understanding of corporate governance and promotes innovative solutions to contemporary governance challenges.



International Center for Corporate Governance


  • Prof. Dr. Martin Hilb

    Managing Partner

    Prof. Dr. Martin Hilb

    Managing Partner

International Center for Corporate Governance

Meet our Fellows

Regional Governance FELLOWS

  • China

    Dr. Tomas Casas

    Based in Shanghai

  • Australia / New Zealand

    Dr. Tudor Maxwell

    Based in Sydney

  • Japan

    Nicolas Benes

    Based in Tokyo


    Dr. Trung Dinh

    Based in Ho Chi Minh City

  • Singapore

    Dr. Marta Widz

    Based in Singapore

  • USA

    Prof. Dr. Hugh Grove

    Based in Denver

  • Canada

    Dr. Tom Sears

    Based in Toronto

  • Central America

    Enrique Maroto

    Based in Costa Rica

  • South America

    Dr. Luiz Turatti

    Based in Sao Paulo

  • Africa

    Prof. Dr. Daniel Malan

    Based in Stellenbosch

  • Middle East

    Dr. Samy Nathan

    Based in Bahrein

  • Turkey

    Prof. Dr. Mehtap Aldogan 

    Based in Istanbul

  • Belgium

    Chris Verdonck

    Based in Antwerp

  • Portugal

    Prof. Dr. Ricardo Rodrigues

    Based in Lisboa

  • Italy

    Dr. Elisabetta Basilico

    Based in Venice

  • European Union

    Prof. Dr. Marc van Essen

    Based in Europe

  • Eastern Europe

    Dr. Elena Szederjei

    Based in Zurich

  • Baltic States

    Dr. Markus Messerer

    Based in Stockholm

  • Central Europe

    Dr. Reinhard Gratl

    Based in Innsbruck

  • France

    Prof. Michael Segalla Ph.D.

    Based in Paris

  • United Kingdom

    Prof. Dr. Laura Spira

    Based in Oxford

  • Ireland

    Prof. Dr. Daniel Malan

    Based in Dublin

  • The Netherlands

    Prof. Dr. Fred van Eenennaam

    Based in Amsterdam

  • Luxembourg

    Rita Knott

    Based in Luxembourg

  • Globally Responsible Leadership

    Prof. Dr. Nicola Pless

    Based in (University of South Australia)

  • C Level Network

    Stephanie Schoss

    Based in Feusisberg

  • Governance for Country Competitiveness

    Prof. Harry Bergsteiner

    Based in Sydney

  • Comparative International Governance

    Dr. Aurelia Frick, RA

    Based in Vaduz

Sectoral Governance FELLOWS

  • Women on the BoD

    Dr. Christine Wetli

  • Hospital Governance

    Dr. med. Dr. oec. Doris Benz

  • Media Governance

    Prof. Dr. Lucy Küng

  • Law Firm Governance

    Prof. Dr. Leo Staub

  • Consulting Governance

    Dr. Marcel Thom

  • Cooperative Governance

    Dr. Mischa Eckart

  • Transport & Tourism Governance

    Prof. Dr. Thomas Bieger

  • Retail / Wholesale / Distribution Governance

    Prof. Dr. Daniel Simon Corsten

  • Hospitality Governance

    Patrick Vogler

  • Educational Governance

    Patrick Hilb

  • Governance in the Construction Sector
    Moor Gian Reto

    Gian Reto Moor

  • Governance of Private Equity Portfolio Companies  

    Dr. Alexander Krebs

  • Governance of High-Growth Companies

    Dr. Peter Crow

    Based in (New Zealand)

  • Entrepreneurial Governance

    Prof. Dr. Thierry Voléry

  • International FMCG Companies‘ Governance

    Roland Decorvet

  • Private Equity Fund Governance

    Dr. sc., Dr. oec. Vic Uberoi

  • Pension Fund Governance

    Dr. Magne Orgland

  • Governance of the Asset Management Industry

    Prof. Dr. Andreas Gruenbichler

  • Bank Governance

    Dr. Julia Ramlogan

  • Insurance Company Governance

    Prof. Dr. Thomas Szucs

  • Family Business Governance

    Prof. Dr. Thomas Zellweger

  • Familyness and SME Governance

    Dr. Corinne Mühlebach

  • Family Office Governance

    Dr. Christian-Titus Klaiber 

  • Family Boards & Councils

    RA Dr. Sonja Kissling

  • Public Governance

    Dr. Martin Gutmann

  • University Governance

    Prof. em. Dr. mult. h.c. Rolf Dubs

  • Governance of privatized former state owned companies

    Dr. Bao Toan Tran

  • Governance of Philantropic Institutions

    Peter Cavelti

    Based in (Toronto/Canada)

  • NGO Governance

    Alois Zwinggi

  • Governance of Humanitarian Organisations

    Prof. Jürg Kesselring, MD

Functional Governance FELLOWS

  • Role of an Effective Chair

    Prof. David Beatty

  • Corporate Secretary (C.G. Officer) / Compliance

    Dr. Christian Wind

  • Future Trends in Corporate Governance

    Prof. Bob Garratt

  • Governance of Collective Values

    Prof. Thomas J. Donaldson PhD

  • Governance Research

    Prof. Dr. Winfried Ruigrok

  • Entrepreneurial Governance

    Hermann Arnold

  • Board Diversity

    Dr. Christoph Maier

  • Diversity and Inclusion

    Dr. Anina Hille

  • Governance of DisAbility Policies & Practices

    Prof. Dr. Nils Jent

  • BoD and Crisis Management

    Dr. Reto Mueller

  • Responsible Board Leadership

    Dr. Colina Frisch

  • Governance of International Leadership Effectiveness 

    Prof. Dr. Omid Aschari

  • Governance of Technology and Innovation

    Prof. Dr. Oliver Gassmann

  • Innovation Governance

    Prof. Dr. Simon Grand

  • Governance and Organisational Culture

    Prof. Gayle Avery

  • Change Direction & Control

    Prof. Dr. Michael Shamiyeh

  • Boardroom Processes

    Prof. Dr. Morten Huse

  • Governance of Digital Risks

    Dr. Maya Bundt

  • Governance of Digitalzation

    Prof. Dr. Andrea Back

  • Governance of Digital Startups

    Prof. Dr. Dietmar Grichnik

  • Corporate Law and Governance of Digitization 

    Prof. Dr. Florian Moeslein

  • Governance of Cyber Security 

    Prof. Dr. Laura Georg

  • IT R&D Governance

    Dr. Hans Bärfuss

  • IT Governance & IT Project Governance

    Prof. Dr. Robert Winter

  • Project Governance

    Prof. Dr. Peter Rohner

  • Mobile Governance

    Joachim Schoss

  • Governance and Business Model Design