Board Member, Africa50
Ms. L’Helias is an expert on governance and sustainability issues. She started as an attorney in M&A and stock market law in New York and Paris and has also served as Managing Director of an arbitrage fund. She is co-founder of the International Corporate Governance Network, focused on institutional investors, and the founder of Leaderxxchange, which promotes diversity on corporate boards. Author of The Shareholder Comeback, she frequently publishes articles and is a regular speaker at international business and academic forums on corporate governance, diversity and sustainability. Ms. L’Helias currently serves on the Board of Kering SA and l’Echiquier Positive Impact fund and has been a member of several non-profit and academic boards in North America. She is a Senior Fellow at The Conference Board Governance Centre in New York and is a member of the Global Advisory Board at the Lazardis Institute in Canada.