About the Program


The Program on Corporate Governance seeks to foster research and scholarship about corporate governance and facilitate discourse in this field among academics, practitioners, and policy-makers.

The Program’s Advisory Board consists of William Ackman, Peter Atkins, Joseph Bachelder, John Bader, Allison Bennington, Richard Brand, Daniel Burch, Richard Climan, Jesse Cohn, Joan Conley, Isaac Corré, Arthur Crozier, John Finley, Stephen Fraidin, Byron S. Georgiou, Jason M. HalperCarl Icahn, Jack B. Jacobs, Paula Loop, David Millstone, Theodore Mirvis, Toby Myerson, Morton Pierce, Barry Rosenstein, Paul K. Rowe, Marc TreviñoAdam Weinstein, and Daniel Wolf.

The Program’s director is Professor Lucian Bebchuk, and other Harvard Law School faculty members contributing to its activities are Robert Clark, John Coates, Allen Ferrell, Jesse Fried, Scott Hirst, Howell Jackson, Reinier Kraakman, Mark Ramseyer, Mark Roe, Robert Sitkoff, Holger Spamann, and Guhan Subramanian.

Also contributing to the Program’s activities are its Senior Fellows, Alon Brav, Stephen M. Davis, Assaf Hamdani, Oliver Hart, Ben W. Heineman, Jr., Robert J. Jackson, Jr., Wei Jiang, Lewis Kaden, Robert Pozen, and its Fellows, Talia Gillis, Scott Hirst, Israel Klein, Serdar Inci, Masaki Iwasaki, Kobi Kastiel, Thomas Keusch, Jihyun Kim, Aurelio Gurrea MartínezGreg Shill, Yunsoo ShinYueh-Ping (Alex) Yang, and Aluma Zernick.

In planning events and conferences, the Program receives input from the members of its Corporate Governance Forum Advisory Council. The events convened by the Forum in 2016, with input from members of its Advisory Council, include the 2016 Roundtable on Corporate Governance and the 2016 Roundtable on Shareholder Engagement.

The Program’s associate director is Stephen Davis, the Program’s coordinator is Jordan Figueroa (coordinator@corpgov.law.harvard.edu), and its web editor is Travis Taylor.

The co-editors of the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation are Scott HirstKobi Kastiel, Yaron Nili, Greg ShillR. Christopher Small, and Aluma Zernik.

The Program on Corporate Governance seeks to foster research and discussion by individuals holding a wide range of views on corporate governance issues. The Program does not take any positions on such issues; all views expressed in connection with the Program’s activities should be attributed only to the individuals expressing them. The work of the Program on Corporate Governance is supported by the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance Fund.