Peter Montagon

Associate Director, Institute of Business Ethics

Peter Montagnon is Associate Director of the Institute of Business Ethics. He also serves as a member of Board of the Hawkamah Institute, Dubai  and as a Visiting Professor in Corporate Governance at the Cass Business School. Till July this year, he served on the expert committee appointed by the shareholders of Sika AG in Switzerland to monitor conflicts of interest connected with the hostile bid for that company by St Gobain.

Previously he held senior governance-related positions at the Association of British Insurers and the Financial Reporting Council. As a journalist at the Financial Times for two decades his assignments included Head of the Lex Column, Asia Editor and Capital Markets Editor. He is a past chairman of the International Corporate Governance network and was a member of the European Corporate Governance Forum from 2006 to 2011. From 2013 to 2017 he was a member of the corporate governance advisory board of the Norges Bank Investment Management.