The Governance Green Paper

Seminar: Tuesday, October 31st 2017

Reboot Time! Trust, Executive Pay and Directors Duties

The Prime Minister, Theresa May, and the Secretary of State for Business, Greg Clark, have laid out the vision for reform in corporate governance to facilitate effective, entrepreneurial and prudent management that can deliver the long-term success. It is now over to key stakeholders to take the proposals forward.

Manifest, in association with ICSA – The Governance Institute, invites you to join a distinguished panel of experts from Royal London Asset Management, Korn Ferry Hay and others to explore the major themes for a constructive start on this new chapter in stakeholder stewardship and governance. 

Venue: Kindly hosted by Financial Reporting Council 

Time: 08:30 to 12:30

Preliminary Programme


Registration & light breakfast


Welcome & Opening Remarks

Setting the backdrop to the PM’s reforms, we will start with a review the recent data on  CEO pay, pay ratios, shareholder voting with new data on strategic performance alignment.

  • Peter Swabey Director of Policy – ICSA
  • Sarah Wilson CEO – Manifest


Panel 1:  Stakeholder Capitalism – making it happen

Our panel of leading experts will discuss the implications of government’s recommendations, How will each key constituency respond to the Prime Minister’s call to action? What are the risks? What are the opportunities? What will the changes mean in practice? 

  • Ashley Hamilton Claxton Royal London Asset Management
  • Peter Swabey ICSA
  • Andrew Udale Korn Ferry Hay
  • Sarah Wilson Manifest Information Services 


Coffee Break


Panel 2: Human Capital – accounting for the stakeholders

The Green Paper calls for new conversation in the boardrooms. What should boards be thinking about? What is being measured? What should be? What will investors need to know?

  • Edward Houghton CIPD
  • Luke Hildyard PLSA
  • Peter Swabey ICSA


Conference Round-up

Reflections, Q&A, key take aways and action points


Seminar Close


All attendees will receive an executive summary of the key findings from Manifest Total Remuneration Survey plus a 10% discount for the full survey.

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Last Updated: 5 September 2017