Trusted Peer Support
Connecting Audit Committee members worldwide
Launched in partnership with Global Lead Sponsor KPMG LLP.
More than ever, a trusted peer group is essential to propelling your board forward.
Join member-led, virtual peer exchanges in small group breakouts for open and candid discussions on the most pressing challenges facing boards today.
Meetings are conducted under Chatham House Rule format.
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How to join
To access this group you must apply through the WCD portal. Please ensure that you meet the following criteria:
- You are a woman corporate director
- You are a member of WCD
- You currently serve on a public or large private company Audit Committee
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Board of Directors (NED) Ferroglobe Plc, Eland PE, Eccocar Sharing
Marta de Amusátegui serves on the Boards of Ferroglobe Plc, Eland Private Equity SGEIC S.A. and Eccocar Sharing S.L. She has 18+ years of experience in top Corporate Governance positions, both in executive (CEO level) and non-executive roles, as well as financial and strategic advisory roles, leading action in complex situations such as financial restructuring, integration of acquired companies, business transformation/turnaround or unsolicited takeover bids. Highly committed to the implementation of digital transformation in the Spanish industry, she is co-founder of Observatorio de la Industria 4.0, a leading think tank in this matter. A DBA participant in Universidad Pontificia Comillas, her research focuses on adjusting the risk management function to support digital transformation and innovation in established corporations. Read More
Global Audit Leader for Consumer and Retail Sector, KPMG LLP.
During her more than 30-year career at KPMG, Jackie has served as Lead Audit Engagement Partner, SEC Reviewing Partner or Account Executive for a variety of large global clients, both public and private. She has also served on both the KPMG LLP and KPMG Americas Ltd. Boards of Directors.
From April 2017 through September of 2020, she was the National Managing Partner – Audit Quality and Professional Practice and Americas Audit Quality and Professional Practice Leader, responsible for the strategic oversight of audit quality control and technical accounting.
Jackie is a board member of the Women Corporate Directors Foundation and the Aim Higher Foundation.
She received a bachelor of science in business administration from The Ohio State University. Read More
Nichelle Maynard-Elliott is an accomplished dealmaker and advisor to boards and senior management with 25+ years of extensive financial and legal experience in M&A, business development and strategic alliances. Maynard-Elliott is the former Head of M&A, Americas and Asia Pacific for Praxair, Inc. (now Linde plc), where she evaluated and negotiated global acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and other business combinations. Maynard-Elliott is an independent director of Xerox Holdings Corporation (Compensation Committee Chair), Lucid Group, Inc., Element Solutions Inc (Audit Committee Chair), and trustee of The Advisors’ Inner Circle Fund III (Governance Committee Chair). Maynard-Elliott holds a B.A. in Economics from Brown University and a Juris Doctor from Columbia University School of Law. Read More
Teresa Sebastian, Co-Chair
President and CEO, The Dominion Asset Group
Teresa M. Sebastian is the President and CEO of The Dominion Asset Group, a firm primarily investing in commercial ventures. She has spent two decades in board rooms driving strategy, participating in the creation of shareholder value, and implementing best practices. She serves on the Boards of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation; AES Corporation, where she Chairs the Governance Committee; and Peckham Industries. She is an advisory board member at Assemble Sound, LLC. Teresa also serves on the Boards of the United Negro College Fund where she chairs the Audit Committee and the Nashville Symphony Orchestra where she serves as Treasurer. She previously served on the Boards of Terminix Global Holdings, Juul Labs, Inc., and the proposed Edward Jones Bank. Read More
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