Ms Helen Bird

Why the cover up is worse than the Crime:  Recent Australian corporate governance scandals & what they tell us about corporate behaviours under the constant lens of social media.

Location: General Meeting to be held at the Alexandra Club.
Date: August 30, 2024
Time: 6.30 pm – 11.30 pm
Dress: Lounge suit

Helen Bird is a law and corporate governance expert, appointed as an Industry Fellow in the Law School at the Swinburne University of Technology and occasional senior lecturer in corporate governance at the Deakin law School.   Her research focuses on regulation, enforcement and corporate governance as the program leader of the “Regulation and Governance” research program run by Swinburne’s Social Innovation Research Institute.  Helen is also a panel member of the ASIC Corporate Governance Panel, a member of the Law Council of Australia’s Business Law Section Corporations’ Committee and a non-executive director of Market Forces Ltd, a non-profit climate activist company.  As part of her research translation work,  Helen is also a regular media commentator on corporate law and governance issues for ABC TV, Radio, Ausbiz TV, the Australian Financial Review and the Age newspapers.   Helen’s recent research has focussed on technology and corporate governance, workplace sexual harassment and corporate governance and ASIC enforcement patterns.