Good corporate governance reflects the appropriate use of power to steer organizations towards profitable business opportunities and steer them away from threats that could undermine enterprise value.
Reputation & Risk Management
In this increasingly digitized world, more transparency, accountability and responsibility reduce reputation risks and strengthen the value of the organization.
Focusing on particular governance characteristics within an organization likely increases the performance and return of invested capital in emerging (but also in developed) markets, whereas building sustainability objectives into the organization’s strategy potentially adds value over a longer period.
Peter Verhezen has been a guest speaker at numerous institutions, universities, to name a few:
The Financial Club in Jakarta l’Ecole des Ponts Paris Tech or ENPC MBA Paris (France) Allianz (Belgium) CastleAsia CEO luncheon in Jakarta Fudan University in Shanghai (China) CEIBS (China) Banking Institute (Hanoi-Vietnam) Singaporean Bank Association in Singapore Lembaga Institute at the University of Indonesia Gaja Mada University (Yogjakarta – Indonesia) Atma Jaya University (Jakarta - Indonesia) Institut Technologi Bandung (Indonesia) Harvard Kennedy School (Cambridge USA) Oxford University The Economist Forum in Jakarta Australian Embassy in Jakarta Binus Business School (Indonesia) University of South Australia – Adelaide (Australia) Canberra University (Australia) RMIT (Melbourne - Australia) Hong Kong University Stockholm Business School (Sweden) ANZ Bank Melbourne (Australia) INSEAD Singapore Twente University (The Netherlands) City University of Hong Kong Business Week Leadership Forum in Hong Kong Trisakti University (Jakarta-Indonesia) Corvinus University of Economics (Budapest-Hungary) World Bank HQ (Washington – USA)
“Thanks a lot for your brilliant facilitation at the company directors course, as a facilitator myself, always something to learn and really enjoyed it.” Olaf (Hong Kong, Newstate Consulting and Coaching) – AICD / Febr 2016
“Hi Peter – an appreciative thank you for the day yesterday. Your knowledge, passion and ability to engage the group help me gain a better grasp of what it takes to be a valuable director and a framework for setting the right behaviors. I do hope we have the opportunity to meet again.” Grant Watt (Director Microsoft Asia Pacific) - AICD / Sept 2015
“Thank you very much for your lecture at AMS. It was very inspiring to listen to someone who shares with us good and bad decisions of a real business life instead of formulas from another professor’s ivory tower.” Tim Gierling (participant at AMS Business School, April 2015)
“Peter's facilitation was very energetic with some fantastic anecdotes and examples and kept me and no doubt the rest of the class very engaged. I could feel that he was only dipping into his vast experience commercially and academically and the time just flew by. Well done.”
“Peter sharing his vast Insight and experiences from his years conducting business in Asia. He has also introduced theories and studies that were relevant and applicable to real business cases.”
“Practical application Cultural application. The link to the Asian context and the realities of the region specific behaviors of boards, directors and business.”
“What I will remember: The stories that Peter delivered from his vast experience that things are not always black and white but often gray in an Asian context. “