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Cynthia E. Clark Bentley University, USA

Cynthia E. Clark serves as the director of the Harold S. Geneen Institute of Corporate Governance, an institute dedicated to bridging corporate governance research with practice. She has conducted numerous training sessions on ethical decision-making, activism and optimal nominating and governance procedures to boards of directors. Cynthia’s research interests concern ethics and governance issues in organizations, such as conflicts of interest, shareholder activism, privacy breaches and disclosing information, with a particular focus on how firms address them. Recently published work has appeared in Harvard Business Review, Strategic Management Journal, Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics, MIS Quarterly, Organization & Environment and Business & Society. Cynthia serves on the editorial board of Business & Society. Additionally, she is an active member and Governance Fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the Society for Governance Professionals and 2020 Women on Boards. She has been widely cited in the media on governance issues including The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, CNN, Fortune, Reuters and Bloomberg Radio. Prior to joining Bentley, Cynthia was a member of the faculty at Boston University, following a career in the banking and securities industry. She holds a PhD from the honors program at Boston University, a Master's degree from Northwestern University and a B.A. from Boston College.