Kerrie Waring

Job Title Chief Executive Officer
Country United Kingdom
Current Employer ICGN

Kerrie is responsible for delivering ICGN’s extensive work programme of policy representation, international conferences, education and guidance across 50 markets. She has been instrumental in shaping ICGN’s strategy to drive global governance reform over the past decade and has led rapid membership growth which today includes investors responsible for assets under management in excess of US$34 trillion. 

Prior to her appointment at ICGN, Kerrie directed high profile governance initiatives at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales where she led a cross-Atlantic initiative focused on US-UK corporate governance. Earlier, she was international professional development manager at the UK Institute of Directors, where she established IoD International and the Global Director Development Circle (now known as the Global Network of Director Institutes). 

Kerrie is a lead author of the IFC’s Global Director Training Toolkit which has helped establish governance associations around the world and co-authored the Handbook on International Corporate Governance (2004), among a series of other publications. Kerrie was named Rising Star of Corporate Governance by the Millstein School of Corporate Governance and Performance at the Yale School of Management (2008).  In February 2017, Kerrie was appointed to the Japan Financial Services Council of Experts on revisions to the Japan Stewardship Code.

A chartered company secretary and fellow of ICSA, she holds a BA honors degree in international business and Japanese.