Speaking & Consulting

Keynote Addresses

  • 2016: University of St. Andrews, (UK), Workshop on Empirical Approaches to Corporate Finance
  • 2015: City University of New York, Conference on Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation
  • 2014: Bristol-Manchester University Corporate Finance Conference, Bristol (UK)
  • 2013: Corporate Finance Conference, University of Stavanger (Norway).
  • 2012: Rising Star Conference, Fordham University and NYU (New York).
  • 2012: European Financial Management Association, Merton Miller Seminar (Barcelona).Northern Finance Association, Winnipeg (Canada), 2010.
  • Keynote speaker, 2008 meetings of the French Finance Association, Lille, France.
  • Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, Conference on Corporate Governance and Ethics, May 2007.
  • Keynote speaker, Conference on the Market for Corporate Control Regulation and Corporate Governance Issues, University of Lille 2, Lille, France, March 2007.
  • Keynote speaker, Conference on Mergers and Acquisitions, Xfi Centre for Finance and Investment at the University of Exeter (UK), December 2005.
  • Keynote Speaker, The 2005 City University of Hong Kong Corporate Finance and Governance Conference, May 2005.
  • First European Winter Finance Conference, Norwegian School of Economics and the University of Vienna, March 2005.

University Presentations

  • Baruch College
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Cambridge University
  • City University of Hong Kong
  • Concordia University
  • Emory University
  • Helsinki School of Economics
  • Indiana University
  • London Business School
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • McGill University
  • New York University
  • Northeastern University
  • Norwegian School of Economics
  • Norwegian School of Management
  • Oxford University
  • Rice University
  • Sabanci University
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Stanford University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Texas Tech University
  • The University of Oslo
  • Tulane University
  • University of Adelaide
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Amsterdam
  • University of Arizona
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Calgary
  • University of California at Berkeley
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Lille
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Rochester
  • University of St. Andrews
  • University of Stavanger
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Texas at Dallas
  • University of Utah
  • University of Vienna
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Wharton
  • York University

Affiliations and Business Boards

  • Affiliate, Analysis Group (Boston), 2010
  • Advisory Board, Center for Leadership and Governance, America’s Health Insurance, 2006-
  • Advisory Board, Financial Market Fund, Norwegian Research Council, 2005-2010
  • Corporate Governance Group, Norges Bank Investment Management, 2005-2006
  • Academic Council, Corporate Board member, 2000-
  • IndexSpar (equity index fund), Oslo, Norway, (fund merged), 2000-2005
  • Chairman, Investment Committee of UNIFOR (University of Oslo Endowment), 1997-1998