Recognizing Today’s Modern Leaders


Meet the Modern Governance 100, a community of general counsels, corporate secretaries, and governance professionals who have demonstrated resilience, dedication, and empathy in the face of a complex and ever-changing world.


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Nominated By Peers


Modern Governance 100 recipients were nominated by board members, executives and fellow colleagues for driving real change across their organizations.




Meet featured recipients
Representing Leading Organizations Across the Globe

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Representing the Most Trusted Names in Industry


Any organization can make a name for itself, but it’s the ones who empower their leaders through modern governance that become legendary.


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Meet the Modern Governance Community


Even in times of uncertainty, these individuals find opportunities for growth. Often working behind the scenes, modern governance leaders drive their organizations towards greater diversity, sustainable practices, and sharper insights for company leadership.


Modern Governance 100 recipients

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Profiles in Modern Leadership


Behind every board and every mission-critical decision, there is a leader. Here are just a few of their stories — as told by the Modern Governance 100 recipients themselves and the professionals who nominated them.


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Jay Joynes

Compliance Program Manager
CRICO | AMERS


Nomination

Luke Sato | SVP & Chief Medical Officer | CRICO/RMF


“Jay has demonstrated his commitment to leveraging technology and ensuring security and regulatory compliance in CRICO's board operations. Jay is a progressive thinker around the application of technology to our board operations. He is innovative and extremely forward thinking in this area and because of his commitment to efficiency, we have been moving forward rapidly.”


In Jay’s words:

“I have a strong dedication to improving operations and communications in board environments. It is extremely gratifying to be recognized for these efforts and galvanizes my commitment to continuing this important work.”


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Financial Services

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  • Board & Committee Effectiveness
  • Workflow Optimization & Efficiency
  • Security Risk Mitigation


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Tracey Brady

Managing Director
Link Group | EMEA


Nomination

Susan Ring | CEO Corporate Markets | Link Group

“Tracey champions best practice in governance standards amongst her extensive network of contacts and clients. She has a strong reputation for promoting diversity in the boardroom generally, whether gender, race or other and has been running focus groups and networking across the industry to rebate and discuss matters which inhibit this. Overall, Tracey has an outstanding track record in promoting best practice in corporate governance, but more importantly, she uses her extensive network and client base to champion this and make a difference to many other organisations.”


In Tracey’s words:

“Brilliant! I love this industry and being nominated is such an honour. Modern governance is exactly what we need to recognise. We need to adapt to changing environments, supporting businesses as they strive to evolve. So 'modern' is the perfect description, thank you for understanding that.”


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Technology

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  • Strategic Entity Management
  • Nominations & Modern Leadership​


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Debra Beckett

Chief Governance Officer & General Counsel
Z Energy | APAC


Nomination

Abby Foote | Board Chair | Z Energy

“Debra is a vital support for the board in its drive for world class corporate governance. She ensures that the board meetings are run smoothly and facilitates a seamless process for board members around board papers, meeting agendas, minutes and resolutions. In addition, she acts as a key adviser to the board on corporate governance issues that reflects best practices and promotes emerging governance issues.”


In Debra’s words:

“I strongly believe that corporate governance is fundamental to our lives, including how we allocate resources to communities, climate change and human rights issues, including our response to the Black Lives Matter movement. I’m driven to make the Z Energy board the best corporate citizen it can be. I feel incredibly honoured to be nominated for this as it is so deeply aligned with my sense of purpose and personal values.”


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Utilities

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  • Board & Committee Effectiveness
  • Environment, Social & Governance Practices
  • Nominations & Modern Leadership