European Confederation of Directors’ Associations (ecoDa)

The European Confederation of Directors’ Associations (ecoDa) is an organization that represents directors and corporate governance professionals across Europe. Established in 2004, ecoDa aims to promote best practices in corporate governance, enhance the role and effectiveness of boards, and advocate for the interests of directors at the European level. The organization fosters collaboration and knowledge exchange among its member associations, facilitates dialogue with policymakers, and provides a platform for sharing insights and experiences on governance matters. ecoDa plays a crucial role in shaping European corporate governance standards, influencing policy developments, and advancing the professionalism of directors throughout the region.

The Swiss Institute of Directors is the Swiss representative of ecoDa.

  • Andrea Schmid

    Andrea Schmid

    Executive Director, Swiss Board School

  • Prof. Dr. Michael Hilb

    Chair, Board Foundation

European Confederation of Directors’ Associations (ecoDa)

Programs

  • International Board Certificate Program 25

    Enables you to become an effective board director in international companies and organizations.

    • 31.1.2025 - 13.12.2025open
    Duration 16 days
    Language English
    Location(s) Lausanne, Liestal, Lenzerheide, St.Gallen
    Investment CHF 19’500

    Flexible
    Start

  • International Board Certificate Program 24

    Enables you to become an effective board director in international companies and organizations.

    • 26.1.2024 - 30.11.2024open
    Duration 16 days
    Language English
    Location(s) Lausanne, Lucerne, St.Gallen, Spiez (Berne), Rüschlikon (Zurich)
    Investment CHF 19’500

    Flexible
    Start