Women make great board chairs. If only there were more of them.
Veronika Zagieva is a Director at the Talent Equity Institute, an internal Research & Development division of Ward Howell. She specialises in research on the topics of leadership and corporate governance (boards of directors, CEO succession). In collaboration with Professor Stanislav Shekshnia, Veronika completed a number of research projects for INSEAD business school, World Economic Forum, Forbes Russia, Forbes Kazakhstan, etc. Veronika joined Ward Howell in 2011 and first focused on executive search projects. Prior to joining Ward Howell she worked in the press relations office of one of the government agencies.
Veronika graduated from the Moscow State University in 2011 where she studied political science.
A challenging environment and historical baggage hinder Russian family companies from achieving their full potential.