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Leading a Board. Chairs’ Practices Across Europe



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Sweden: Proactive Chairs Engaging Stakeholders



AI Leadership for Boards – the Future of Corporate Governance

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Governance of Corporate Renewal, Innovation and Sustainability – Action agendas for Responsible boards






The Author



Liselotte is an experienced international leader, chairman and non-executive board director with more than 20 years of general manager and executive leadership positions in major European, American and Indian companies in technology, engineering and professional services sectors. Including her current role as chairman and non-executive board director at three listed and two private companies and as board member of the INSEAD International Directors Network, Engstam has eight years of independent board mandates at digitally transforming and sustainability focused international companies. She is part of an expert group advising the European Commission on corporate governance and digitalization.

Engstam is an affiliated researcher contributing to four academic research projects. Together with The Royal Institute of Technology Sweden [KTH], she is researching board contribution to corporate renewal and innovation, with findings shared in the article “Corporate renewal and innovation also disrupt boards” in the Management of Technology and Innovation publication, and also researching board contribution to strategy and innovation for sustainable value creation. Together with Chalmers University of Technology, she researches how boards can successfully govern and leverage Al in their sustainability and innovation efforts. Together with INSEAD she is researching evolving chairman practices.

Engstam is the founder of Digoshen by Innovisa, advising leaders on business realignment for a digital era, a keynote speaker and educator at various chairman and board programs. Engstam is a partner in venture capital, coaching start-ups and scale-ups within Al, blockchain and SaaS. Engstam holds an M.Sc. in engineering from Chalmers University of Technology. She has also attended executive programs at Harvard and the International Institute for Management Development [IMD], board programs at local Institute of Directors [loD] and at INSEAD, attaining a certificate as international board director [IDP-C].