Chris Pierce is an internationally renowned expert in the field of corporate governance. As well as being a member of Board Evaluation's Advisory Board he is a member of its consultant panel. He is currently Chief Executive Officer of Global Governance Services Ltd. based in London. He works with policy makers, directors and boards in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, the US and South America.
Previously, he was the Director of Professional Standards at the Institute of Directors (IoD) in the UK. He has also held senior executive management positions in the Overseas Development Administration, British Airways and Leeds Business School.
Chris has been involved in developing executive and non-executive directors in some of the largest listed companies, family controlled businesses, state owned enterprises, national investment authorities, sovereign wealth funds banks and other financial institutions in the World.
He is the author of the Mauritian Code of Corporate Governance that was launched in February 2017. His most recent publications include: "Corporate Governance in the Gulf" (2012), "Corporate Governance in the UK" (2013) and "A guide to Corporate Governance Practices in the European Union" (2015).
In 2015, he was awarded the Berlin Medal in Sweden by the International Academy of Quality for his contribution to corporate governance globally over the last decade.
Chris has a PhD. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Company Secretaries and Administrators, a Fellow of the Caux Round Table and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.