Corporate Governance, Competition, and Political Parties
Explaining Corporate Governance Change in Europe
Roger M. Barker
Roger M. Barker is Head of Corporate Governance at the Institute of Directors. After beginning his career as an economist, Roger spent 13 years in various roles in investment banking in the UK, Germany, and Switzerland. He was an equity strategist and research coordinator at UBS, head of European equity strategy at WestLB Panmure, and Vice President of investment banking marketing at Bank Vontobel. In 2004, Roger moved to Oxford University, where he undertook a D.Phil. and taught at Merton College. Roger has also acted as an adviser on corporate governance to the EU Economic and Social Committee in Brussels, and he is currently a member of the policy committee of the European Confederation of Directors' Associations.