Peer Group

WCD Nominating & Governance Committee

Exclusively designed for WCD members serving on a public company Nominating & Governance Committee.


Trusted Peer Support

Connecting Nominating & Governance Committee members worldwide

More than ever, a trusted peer group is essential to propelling your board forward.

Engage in member-led, virtual peer exchanges, focusing on small group breakouts for open and candid discussions on the most pressing challenges facing boards today.

Meetings are conducted under Chatham House Rule format.

If you’re not a member, please complete an application.

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 company Nominating & Governance Committee

Vital Thought Leadership

Gain actionable insights to address topical issues

Our preeminent community of women directors come together from around the world to delve into issues facing board committees, challenges, trends and opportunities.

Steering Committee

Christine Edwards

Public Company Director and Private Consultant

Christine Edwards is a Principal with RBG Consulting, a consulting firm experienced in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives. Edwards is a nationally recognized authority on corporate governance, public company issues, and financial services regulation, and proactively advises clients on those issues.

Prior to March 2021, Edwards led the bank regulatory practice at Winston & Strawn, LLP. She previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer at Morgan Stanley, with a career in financial services that spanned over 30 years.

Edwards serves on the Board of BMO Financial and Chairs the Nominating and Governance Committee. She is Vice Chair of Rush University System for Health Board in Chicago and Chairs the Audit Committee. Read More

Janet Wong

Independent Corporate Board Director

Janet S. Wong is a partner (retired) with KPMG. She is an independent board director with strong governance experience and recognition as a qualified Financial Expert. She serves on the boards of Lucid (Nasdaq: LCID), a sustainable mobility company producing luxury electric vehicles and electric powertrain systems; Enviva (NYSE: EVA), a global energy company manufacturing sustainable bioenergy; and Lumentum (Nasdaq: LITE), a high-technology manufacturer of innovative photonics.

The National Association of Corporate Directors named her to its 2022 Directorship 100™, an annual honor for leading directors and governance professionals. In May 2023, Board Prospects recognized her as one of the Top 30 Asian American Board Directors in the U.S.

Janet is a licensed CPA and a NACD Certified® Director. Read More

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