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Economy, Strategy & Finance

Klaas de Vries
Economist
The Conference Board
klaas.devries@conferenceboard.org

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Klaas de Vries

Marion Devine
Strategic human resources, talent management, and engagement, leveraging older workers, and European trends in human capital
Senior Human Capital Researcher, Europe
The Conference Board

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Marion Devine

David Hoffman
Thought leadership on operating environment for MNCs in China, China's regulatory policy, structural risks, development trajectory
Senior Vice President Asia and Managing Director of the China Center for Economics & Business
The Conference Board
david.hoffman@conference-board.org

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David Hoffman

Gad Levanon, PhD
US economic outlook, global outlook, macroeconomic analysis, labor markets
Vice President, Labor Markets
The Conference Board
gad.levanon@conferenceboard.org

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Gad Levanon, PhD

Erik Lundh
China, Global Train, Global Value Chains and The Gulf Region
Senior Economist
The Conference Board
erik.lundh@conferenceboard.org

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Erik Lundh

Ilaria Maselli
Economic outlook and global economy, contingent workforce, gig economy, migration
Senior Economist
The Conference Board
ilaria.maselli@conferenceboard.org

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Ilaria Maselli

Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD
Applied macroeconomics, forecasting, and international and development economies, business cycle indicators
Director, Economic Research, and Global Research Chair
The Conference Board
ataman.ozyildirim@conferenceboard.org

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Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD

Dana Peterson
Executive Vice President & Chief Economist
The Conference Board

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Dana Peterson

Anuj Saush
Corporate leadership practice, sustainability
Senior Sustainability Researcher - Europe
The Conference Board
anuj.saush@conference-board.org

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Anuj Saush

Bart van Ark
Senior Advisor
The Conference Board

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Bart van Ark

Corporate Governance

Dr. Carolyn Kay Brancato
Council Director, Corporate Governance
carolyn.brancato@conference-board.org

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Dr. Carolyn Kay Brancato

Ellen Hexter
Program Director, Chief Audit Executives Council, IT Audit Leaders Council, Mergers & Acquisitions Executives Council, Strategic Risk Management Council, and Strategic Risk Management Council (Temp)
The Conference Board
ellen.hexter@conference-board.org

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Ellen Hexter

Gary Larkin
Corporate governance trends, board composition and refreshment, shareholder engagement
Research Associate, Corporate Leadership
The Conference Board
gary.larkin@conferenceboard.org

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Gary Larkin

Anuj Saush
Corporate leadership practice, sustainability
Senior Sustainability Researcher - Europe
The Conference Board
anuj.saush@conference-board.org

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Anuj Saush

Dr. Uwe G. Schulte
Leader, Global Sustainability Centre and Program Director
The Conference Board
uwe.schulte@conferenceboard.org

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Dr. Uwe G. Schulte

Matteo Tonello
Corporate governance and sustainability leadership, CEO succession, CEO compensation
Managing Director, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
The Conference Board
matteo.tonello@conferenceboard.org

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Matteo Tonello

Paul Washington
Executive Director, ESG Center
The Conference Board
paul.washington@conference-board.org

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Paul Washington

Human Capital

Amy Lui Abel, PhD
Building highly engaging cultures, strategic talent management, human capital, CEO succession, trends in executive coaching
Vice President, Human Capital Research
The Conference Board
amy.abel@conferenceboard.org

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Amy Lui Abel, PhD

Andrew Bell
Senior Fellow, Human Capital
The Conference Board

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Andrew Bell

Sarah Bond
Understanding inclusion, building inclusive workplace cultures, change management in diversity & inclusion
Institute Director
The Conference Board

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Sarah Bond

Marion Devine
Strategic human resources, talent management, and engagement, leveraging older workers, and European trends in human capital
Senior Human Capital Researcher, Europe
The Conference Board

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Marion Devine

Robin Erickson, PhD
Principal Researcher
The Conference Board
robin.erickson@conference-board.org

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Robin Erickson, PhD

Chris Gentle
Director of Insights
The Conference Board
chris.gentle@conference-board.org

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Chris Gentle

Sanja M. Haas, M.A.
Brand management and human resources, talent management, diversity and inclusion, international HR management
Senior Fellow, Human Capital; Council Director, Leadership, Talent & Learning
The Conference Board

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Sanja M. Haas, M.A.

Neal Kulick
Succession planning practices, executive development, performance management
Institute Director
The Conference Board

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Neal Kulick

Ilaria Maselli
Economic outlook and global economy, contingent workforce, gig economy, migration
Senior Economist
The Conference Board
ilaria.maselli@conferenceboard.org

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Ilaria Maselli

Tara Murphy
Council Director, Strategic Workforce Planning; HR Operations; Talent Acquisition Executives Councils
The Conference Board

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Tara Murphy

Rebecca L. Ray, PhD
Executive Vice President, Human Capital
The Conference Board
rebecca.ray@conferenceboard.org

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Rebecca L. Ray, PhD

Antoine Tirard
Senior Fellow, Human Capital
The Conference Board

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Antoine Tirard

Klaas Toes
Human capital analytics, strategic workforce planning, big data, ROI on leadership, talent management, and learning & development
Council Director, Human Capital Analytics Council
The Conference Board

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Klaas Toes

Mary B. Young, D.B.A.
Strategic workforce planning, big data, human capital analytics, digital transformation, inclusion and innovation
Principal Researcher, Human Capital
The Conference Board
mary.young@conferenceboard.org

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Mary B. Young, D.B.A.

Marketing & Communications

Patrick Arlequeeuw
Digital transformation, innovation, business process management, digital strategy
Council Director, CIO Business and Transformation Council and formerly Digital Transformation Council
The Conference Board

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Patrick Arlequeeuw

Jan Botz
Program Director, Corporate Communications Strategy Council and Internal Communications Council II
The Conference Board

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Jan Botz

Denise Dahlhoff, PhD
Senior Researcher, Consumer Research
The Conference Board
Denise.Dahlhoff@conference-board.org

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Denise Dahlhoff, PhD

Abdul Erumban
Productivity, technology and change, globalization, internal comparisons of economic development, and structural change
Senior Research Fellow
The Conference Board
abdul.erumban@conferenceboard.org

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Abdul Erumban

Neville Hobson
Trend analysis, behaviors and practices in digital communication, disruptive change in workplaces, social media, marketing communications
Social Media Strategist
The Internet Society

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Neville Hobson

John Metselaar
Innovation, leadership, strategy. culture and organizational change
Program Director and Senior Fellow
The Conference Board

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John Metselaar

Alex Parkinson
Corporate philanthropy, communicating and measuring social impact, corporate communications and marketing
Communications Institute Co-Leader
The Conference Board
alexander.parkinson@conferenceboard.org

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Alex Parkinson

Demet Tunç
Council Director, Customer Experience Council
The Conference Board
Demet.Tunc@conference-board.org

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Demet Tunç

Sustainability

Fern Cheng
Corporate social responsibility (China), corporate citizenship and philanthropy engagement and civil society development
Research Analyst, China Center for Economics and Business
The Conference Board
fern.cheng@conference-board.org

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Fern Cheng

Anuj Saush
Corporate leadership practice, sustainability
Senior Sustainability Researcher - Europe
The Conference Board
anuj.saush@conference-board.org

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Anuj Saush

Anke Schrader
Corporate sustainability practices, corporate citizenship and philanthropic engagement, China demographic change, labor force evaluation and development
Research Director, the China Center for Economics and Business
The Conference Board
anke.schrader@conferenceboard.org

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Anke Schrader

Dr. Uwe G. Schulte
Leader, Global Sustainability Centre and Program Director
The Conference Board
uwe.schulte@conferenceboard.org

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Dr. Uwe G. Schulte

Thomas Singer
Revenue growth through sustainable products and services, corporate sustainability disclosure and performance
Principal Researcher
The Conference Board
thomas.singer@conferenceboard.org

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Thomas Singer