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Craig Crossland
Craig Crossland

Craig Crossland (University of Notre Dame, Indiana)

Craig Crossland is the Rev. Basil Moreau, C.S.C. Associate Professor of Business, and Chair of the Management & Organization Department. Craig's research is in the area of strategic management, with a focus on senior executives and their effects on organizational outcomes. His work has been published in a range of outlets, including Academy of Management Journal, Advances in Strategic Management or Management Research. He is an associate editor at the Strategic Management Journal and serves as a member of several editorial review boards. Learn more here.


Alessandro Zattoni (LUISS Busines School, Rome)

Alessandro Zattoni is Professor of Strategy at the Department of Business and
Management since February 2015. Before joining LUISS, he held faculty positions at
Bocconi University of Milan and Parthenope University of Naples. He earned a
bachelor degree in Business Administration and received a PhD in Business
Administration from Bocconi University. During his PHD, he spent one year at the
Sol Snider Entrepreneurial Research Center, Wharton School, and University of
Pennsylvania. More recently, he has been Visiting Fellow at the School of
Accountancy, Faculty of Business at the Queensland University of Technology. His
major interest of research is corporate governance, with a focus on board of
directors, governance codes, business groups, ownership structures, and executive
compensation. His publications appear in several journals including Strategic
Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies,
Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Business Ethics, Corporate
Governance: An International Review, Industrial and Corporate Change, British
Journal of Management, Journal of Management and Governance. He is co Editorin-chief
of Corporate Governance: An International Review and an Editorial Board
Member of Journal of Management Studies and Journal of Management and
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Niels Hermes
Niels Hermes

Niels Hermes (University of Groningen)

Niels Hermes is Full Professor of International Finance and Chair of the Department of Economics, Econometrics and Finance of the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen. He is also visiting professor at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. His research interests cover corporate governance, with a focus on the role of institutional investors and the composition of boards. His work has been published in journals such as Corporate Governance: An International Review, International Business Review and Strategic Change. He has also been involved in various projects for the Monitoring Committee Dutch Corporate Governance Code and Eumedion. Find out more here.

Swarnodeep Homroy
Swarnodeep Homroy

Swarnodeep Homroy (University of Groningen)

Swarnodeep Homroy obtained his PhD in Economics from Lancaster University, U.K. and has previously worked for Aon-Hewitt, Queen Margaret University, and Lancaster University. His research interests are corporate governance in emerging economies, director expertise, and diversity on corporate boards.. His work has been published in European Economic Review, Journal of Corporate Finance and Journal of Business Ethics. His research has featured in the Harvard Law School Forum, The Wall Street Journal or the Guardian. Find out more here.

Reggy Hooghiemstra
Reggy Hooghiemstra

Reggy Hooghiemstra (University of Groningen)

Reggy Hooghiemstra obtained his PhD from RSM/Erasmus University (2003). He joined the Faculty of Economics and Business in 2003. Currently he is an associate professor. His research interest comprise cross-country differences in corporate disclosures or impression management in corporate narratives. His main fields of expertise are corporate reporting, board processes, executive remuneration and board composition. He was involved in various projects for the Monitoring Committee Dutch Corporate Governance Code and Eumedion. Find out more here.

Jana Oehmichen
Jana Oehmichen

Jana Oehmichen (University of Groningen)

Jana Oehmichen is a Full Professor of Organization and Management Studies at the University of Groningen. Before joining the University of Groningen, she was Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Copenhagen Business School. She holds a Diploma in Industrial Engineering and Management and a doctoral degree in Management, both from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Her work has been published in journals such as the Strategic Management Journal, Global Strategy Journal, and the Journal of Management Studies. Her research is focused on international corporate governance, corporate incentive structures, and board compositions. Find out more here.

Kees van Veen
Kees van Veen

Kees van Veen (University of Groningen)

Kees van Veen obtained his PhD in Sociology at the Interuniversity Centre for the Social Science Theory and Methodology at the University of Groningen (1998). He is currently an associate professor in the department of Global Economics and Management. He has a broad interest that has shifted over time from organizational aspects of careers to fashions in management thinking. The last few years, he has focused on antecedents and consequences of board composition of a variety of organizations (from local to multinational). With a few colleagues, he recently established the Institute for Governance and Organizational Responsibility (iGOR). Kees’ main areas of expertise are board composition and internal board dynamics. Find out more here.

Dennis Veltrop
Dennis Veltrop

Dennis Veltrop (University of Groningen)

Dennis Veltrop obtained his PhD in 2012 from the University of Groningen. Dennis is also co-founder of and holds a research position at De Nederlandsche Bank. Dennis’ research focuses on boards of directors and top management teams, with a focus on the behavioral dynamics operating within boards. His expertise focuses on diversity, leadership, and governance. Dennis has a great range of experience in performance evaluations for boards of directors (see Find out more here.

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