Rising Stars of Corporate Governance Awards
The 2015 Rising Stars of Corporate Governance Awards recipients
From second on the left, Meryam Omi (Legal & General Investment Management), Richard Fields (Tapestry Networks), and Nermeen Shehata (The American University in Cairo).
Pictured with Ira Millstein '49, Marcel Bucsescu, and Professor Jeffrey Gordon
Not Pictured: Ahmed Abdel-Meguid (The American University in Cairo)
Each year, the Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership at Columbia Law School presents the annual Rising Stars of Corporate Governance Awards.
This award recognizes people who, while young and possibly new to the field of corporate governance, are making their marks as outstanding analysts, experts, activists, or managers. Recipients may represent any of the many bodies that comprise the world of corporate governance: corporations, academic bodies, institutional investors, auditors, advisory firms, rating agencies, proxy services, professional associations, and others.
A selection committee assesses candidates on criteria including:
The selection committee reserves authority in considering and applying the judging criteria.
Nominees must be younger than 40 years old as of the date of the award ceremony. Candidates can be based anywhere worldwide, but must possess a record of outstanding performance in corporate governance that marks them from their peers. Award winners are announced at the annual Millstein Governance Forum.
The 2016 Rising Stars of Corporate Governance Awards were presented at the 11th annual Millstein Governance Forum on December 7, 2016 at Columbia University in New York City. Nominations for the 2017 Rising Stars awards will open during spring of 2017.