Council of Institutional Investors

Markets Advisory Council

The primary purpose of the CII Markets Advisory Council of the Council of Institutional Investors is to provide input on legal, financial reporting and investment market trends, suggest topics/speakers for upcoming CII meetings and teleconferences, and recommend current and future Council activities that promote and enhance the value of CII membership. The CII board appoints the members annually. All are representatives of CII non-voting member organizations (Associate Members).

The members of the Markets Advisory Council for 2018 are:

  • Bradley Belt, vice chairman, Orchard Global Capital Group
  • Stephen Brown, senior advisor, KPMG Board Leadership Center
  • Don Cassidy, EVP, business development and corporate strategy, Georgeson
  • Noel Chandonnet Jr., director, investor relations, The Rosen Law Firm
  • Paul DeNicola, managing director, PwC
  • Krishnan Devidoss, lead counsel, emerging markets, The Rock Creek Group
  • Geoff Flynn, global head of product, governance and risk, information services division, FTSE Russell
  • Cindy Fornelli, executive director, Center for Audit Quality
  • Peter Kilbinger Hansen, chairman, Battea Class Action Services
  • Kellie Huennekens, associate director, EY Center for Board Matters
  • Lorraine Kelly, proxy business head, ISS
  • Robert Lamm, independent senior advisor, Deloitte Center for Board Effectiveness
  • Victor Li, EVP, governance advisory, Kingsdale Advisors
  • Ric Marshall, executive director, MSCI ESG Research
  • Simon Mays-Smith, partner, Brunswick Group
  • Massimo Menchini, director, IR and corporate governance, Assogestioni Associazione del Risparmio Gestito
  • Matt Orsagh, director, capital markets policy, CFA Institute
  • Sean Quinn, SVP, Teneo
  • Hannah Ross, Partner, Bernstein, Litowitz, Berger & Grossmann
  • Allie Rutherford, partner, CamberView Partners
  • Daniel Sommers*, partner and co-chair of Securities Litigation and Investor Protection Practice Group, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll
  • Tim Stark, director, client engagement & corporate governance, Equilar
  • David Whissel, VP, director of corporate governance, MacKenzie Partners
  • Richard Zabel, financial industries director, Robins Kaplan
*advisory council chair

For more information about the Markets Advisory Council, please contact Jeff Mahoney.