October 11th
15:00 CEST
Moderator: I SESSION – Principle one: service quality
October 12th
14:30 CEST
Moderator: How new corporate governance tools impact agms: the effect of shareholder engagement on voting policies and practices
October 13th
17:30 CEST
Discussant: Emerging models of shareholder collaborative engagements
Amy Borrus
Executive Director, Council of Institutional Investors (CII); (United States)
Amy Borrus is executive director of the Council of Institutional Investors (CII), a nonprofit, nonpartisan U.S. association of employee benefit funds, state and local entities charged with investing public assets, foundations and endowments, with combined assets in excess of $4 trillion. CII’s associate members include non-U.S. asset owners with more than $4 trillion in assets and a range of asset managers with more than $35 trillion in assets under management. CII promotes good corporate governance, strong shareholder rights and sensible regulation that fosters fair and vibrant capital markets. Amy plays a lead role in developing CII strategy, policies on corporate governance and other issues, and outreach to stakeholders and policymakers. She manages CII communications and speaks frequently on behalf of CII. Amy has key responsibilities for the content of two conferences annually that draw 450+ attendees. She organizes CII’s forum for governance professionals, its platform for dialog between investors and companies and programs for pension fund trustees. She also supports CII’s board of directors on strategy and audit matters. Amy serves on the boards of the CII Research and Education Fund and the Sinai Assisted Housing Foundation. Before joining CII in 2006, she was a correspondent for Businessweek magazine for more than two decades, including assignments in London, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. She earned an MSc. in International Relations from the London School of Economics and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.