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Mats Isaksson is Head of Corporate Affairs at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). He is responsible for leading the OECD’s work on corporate governance, company law, insolvency, privatisation, state owned enterprises, dispute resolution and other policy areas of importance to a sound and competitive business environment. Most recently, the work has included a comprehensive revision of the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance and the development of the OECD Guidelines for Corporate Governance of State Owned Enterprises. Previously he served as Secretary to the OECD Business Sector Advisory Group, which issued “Improving Competitiveness and Access to capital in Global Markets”. Mr. Isaksson has experience from working with both OECD and non-OECD countries and of corporate affairs issues in transition countries and emerging markets. He has authored several articles and papers and most recently edited the volume “The Future of Corporate Governance” where his contribution discusses the role of public policy in corporate governance. Mats Isaksson serves on the Advisory Board of the Millstein Centre for Corporate Governance and Performance at the Yale School of Management and is Senior Visiting Fellow at the Stockholm Centre for Commercial Law. He member of the World Economic Forum’s Advisory Board on Corporate Governance, Director of the Swedish Corporate Governance Forum and an ex-officio board member of the Global Corporate Governance Academic Network.

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