Neel Corporate Governance Center

Speaker Series Current Schedule

Maria Castañón Moats

February 23, 2018


Time: 10:30am-12:00pm
Location: Haslam College of Business Room: 402

Maria is PwC’s US Assurance Leader. In this capacity, she serves as a member of the U.S. Leadership Team and the Global Assurance Executive Leadership Team. Maria's leadership of the national Assurance practice encompasses business strategy, quality and regulatory relations, innovation, risk management, portfolio strategy and business development, and human capital.


Ron Ford

April 6, 2018


Time: 10:30am-12:00pm
Location: Haslam College of Business Room: 402

Ron Ford’s lifelong mission is to make a difference by growing a company and developing its people.  He believes passionately that the role of a 21st Century leader is to develop people for both corporate competitive advantage and to make the world a better place by enabling individuals to reach their greatest potential.  He demonstrates that passion both within organizations and through his own commitment to ethics and excellence.


Steve Albrecht

April 13, 2018


Time: 10:30am-12:00pm
Location: Haslam College of Business Room: 402

In addition to a distinguished career in academia and consulting, Steve Albrecht has served on the boards of directors of four public companies and five private companies. He is a NACD Board Leadership Fellow, has chaired the audit committee and served on the nomination/governance committee of nearly every board he has served on and has served on the compensation, long-range planning, safety and executive committees of some companies.


Linda-Eling Lee

April 20, 2018


Time: 10:30am-12:00pm
Location: Hodges Library Auditorium 

As Global Head of Research for MSCI’s ESG Research group, Linda-Eling Lee oversees all ESG-related content and methodology and chairs MSCI’s ESG Ratings Review Committee.  She leads one of the largest teams of research analysts in the world who are dedicated to identifying risks and opportunities arising from material ESG issues. The team, located in 12 offices globally, provides ESG ratings of 6,000+ issuers; industry and thematic research; and analysis used by investors for positive and negative screening.

April 20, 2018


Time: 10:30am-12:00pm
Location: Hodges Library Auditorium 

As Global Head of Research for MSCI’s ESG Research group, Linda-Eling Lee oversees all ESG-related content and methodology and chairs MSCI’s ESG Ratings Review Committee.  She leads one of the largest teams of research analysts in the world who are dedicated to identifying risks and opportunities arising from material ESG issues. The team, located in 12 offices globally, provides ESG ratings of 6,000+ issuers; industry and thematic research; and analysis used by investors for positive and negative screening.