Dr Roger Barker
Dr Roger Barker is Director of Corporate Governance at the Institute of Directors (IoD) in the UK.
A former international investment banker and lecturer at the University of Oxford, Dr Barker oversees the IoD’s approach to corporate governance, board effectiveness, risk management, company law and corporate responsibility.
He is a director of European Women on Boards ASBL, a Senior Advisor to the Board of the European Confederation of Directors’ Association (ecoDa), and Chairman of the ecoDa Education Committee.
He is a visiting lecturer at Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford, ESSEC Business School in Paris, University College London, and the UK Ministry of Defence and is the author of a number of books including “Corporate Governance, Competition, and Political Parties: Explaining Corporate Governance Change in Europe”, published by Oxford University Press, and co-author of the IoD’s main guide to the role of the board, “The Effective Board: Building Individual and Board Success”.

Entries by Dr Roger Barker

IoD Gives "Cautious Welcome" to Tesco Board Appointments

(0) Comments | Posted 9 October 2014 | (10:52)

Last month's news that UK's biggest supermarket, Tesco, had overstated forecast profits by £250m, was understandably greeted with stunned incredulity by business analysts and commentators.

The question as to how it happened remains unanswered but in its wake has come a flurry of activity from the boardroom of...

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The Party Is Over - Time for Fifa to Deal With the Hangover

(0) Comments | Posted 11 August 2014 | (00:00)

After a triumphant World Cup, widely lauded for showcasing football at its very best, cold reality must now bite for the sport's governing body.

Calls for reform of Fifa are getting louder and closer to home.

No sooner had Germany triumphantly lifted the golden statue than the Chairman...

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