Corporate Governance in 2012 – What needs to be changed with current practices

A workshop led by Professor Mervyn King on ‘Corporate Governance and Risk Management’, to be held on Monday 28 February 2011. 

Professor Mervyn King is the Chairman of the King Committee on corporate governance in South Africa. The King Committee on Corporate Governance has released three comprehensive reports and guidelines that endorse an integrated and inclusive approach to corporate governance, embracing stakeholders other than shareholders: King I (1994), King II (2000), King III (2009). 

During the workshop, Prof. King will emphasise on Stakeholder Relationships, IT Governance, Risk Management and Responsible Investment. 

The other speakers will be:

  • Mr Tim Taylor, Chairman, National Committee for Corporate Governance;
  • Mrs Jane Valls, CEO,  Mauritius Institute of Directors, and
  • Mr André Bonieux and Mr Anton Van Wyk, PwC Partners.

The workshop will be followed by our Corporate Reporting Awards Ceremony, during which Prof. King will be our guest speaker.

 

Professor Mervyn King - Curriculum Vitae

  • Professor Mervyn King is the Chairman of the King Committee on Corporate Governance in South Africa 
  • He is a Senior Counsel and former Judge on the Supreme Court of South Africa, "Professor extraordinaire" at the College of Economic and Management Sciences of the University of South Africa. 
  • Prof. King is also a member of the private sector advisory group on corporate governance to the World Bank, Chairman of the Eminent Persons Group to review the governance and oversight of the United Nations, Chairman of the Global Reporting Initiative 's Board of Directors. 
  • The Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA) established in July 1993 the King Committee on Corporate Governance. The King Committee produced the first King Report on Corporate Governance which was published 29 November 1994.


The first King Report was recognised internationally, when published, as the most comprehensive publication on the subject embracing the inclusive approach to corporate governance. The King Committee on Corporate Governance has released three comprehensive reports and guidelines that endorse an integrated and inclusive approach to corporate governance, embracing stakeholders other than shareholders:  King I (1994), King II (2000),  King III  (2009).