The Long View

Hodge C. (2023) "The board and stakeholder engagement - A strategic approach to the materiality matrix", Nestor Advisors, 31 March 2023, PDF, HTML

Hodge C. (2023) "Avoiding information overload for board directors", Nestor Advisors, 28 February 2023, PDF, HTML

Hodge C. (2023) "Steering a course through stormy seas in 2023", Nestor Advisors, 31 January 2023, PDF, HTML

Hodge C. (2022) "Overview of proposed changes to the G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance", Nestor Advisors, 31 December 2022, PDF, HTML

Hodge C. (2022) "The duty of director development", Nestor Advisors, 31 October 2022, PDFHTML

Hodge C. (2022) "Do your Group a Flavor", Nestor Advisors, 8 August 2022, PDF, HTML

Hodge C. (2022), "Values to achieve value for family-owned businesses", Nestor Advisors, 8 July 2022, PDF, HTML

Hodge C. and Risser D. (2022), "Board effectiveness in a changing business environment - Recent lessons on board evaluation", Nestor Advisors, 13 June 2022, PDF, HTML

Hodge C. (2022) "Moving beyond sustainability disclosures", Nestor Advisors, 6 May 2022, PDF, HTML

Letter from the trenches

Nestor S. (2021), "The British sub-postmasters, the Super League and the future of corporate governance", Nestor Advisors, 21 May 2021, PDF, HTML

Nestor S. (2020) "Boards and the virus: seven perspectives on the day after", Nestor Advisors, 16 April 2020

Sommer F. (2018) "'Mainstreaming' ESG: DFIs to the rescue?", Nestor's Quarterly Advisor, Issue 15, 31 October 2018

Nestor S. (2018) "ESG vs ES+G: Custer’s last stand?", Nestor's Quarterly Advisor, Issue 14, 31 July 2018

Nestor S. (2018) "Facebook’s fail: the “story”, the risks and the role of the board", Nestor's Quarterly Advisor, Issue 13, 30 March 2018

Nestor S. (2017) "Corporate boards, inequality and the risk of a spooked humanity: how should the discussion be framed?", Nestor's Quarterly Advisor, Issue 12, 31 October 2017

Nestor S. (2017) "The confusing case of the Barclays whistle blower: compliance vs. culture", Nestor's Quarterly Advisor, Issue 11, 30 June 2017

Nestor S. (2017) "Brexit and corporate governance: the risk of ricochet ", Nestor's Quarterly Advisor, Issue 10, 28 February 2017

Risser D. (2016)Shaping banking conduct: different paths to the top”, Nestor's Quarterly Advisor, Issue 9, 31 August 2016

Nestor S. (2015) "The EU, Greece and the extra-terrestrial bank directors", Nestor's Quarterly Advisor, Issue 7, 31 December 2015

Barrett C. (2015) "Corporate governance and the changing face of bank supervision", Nestor's Quarterly Advisor, Issue 6, 31 August 2015

Points of view

Fuentes Benitez C. & Ramsler L. H. (2021) "Towards more autonomy on subsidiary boards", Point of view, Issue 007, December 2021

Nestor S. & Fuentes Benitez C. (2020) "Group governance: a pocket primer for financial groups", Point of view, Issue 006, 24 April 2020

Merrigan J. (2017) "Aligning SME Goals and Good Corporate Governance", Point of view, Issue 005, 24 May 2017

Merrigan J. (2017) "Personalising Corporate Governance", Point of view, Issue 004, 10 February 2017

Hodge C. (2017) "Governance challenges for Independent Regulators", Point of view, Issue 003, 20 January 2017

Merrigan J. (2016) "A Christmas Carol for SMEs: "If you fail to plan, you plan to fail!", Point of view, Issue 002, 1 December 2016

Bernasconi F. (2016) "Wells Fargo: what did the board have to do with it?", Point of view, Issue 001, 15 November 2016


Nestor Advisors (2022) "Article: Key findings on governance and innovation", Nestor's Monthly Advisor, November 2022

Nestor, S. & Tsilipira, K. (2019) Views from the Steering Room: a comparative perspective on bank board practices”, Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, November 2019

Nestor Advisors (2019) "NGO governance: finding solutions to future challenges", Board Agenda, June 2019

Nestor Advisors & Aktis (2019) "Banking on better cybersecurity", Board Agenda, January-June 2019

Nestor S. (2019) "The Future Of Global Corporate Governance", The Corporate Board, March/April 2019

Nestor, S. (2018) "Board Succession: Meeting Investor and Supervisor Expectations", ICGN Yearbook 2018, International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN)

Nestor Advisors and Aktis (2018) "A healthy balance for parent banks", Board Agenda, October-December 2018

Nestor S. (2018) "Corporate Governance 2030: Thoughts on the Future of Corporate Governance", Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, September 2018

Nestor Advisors and Aktis (2018) "New world order for global banking", Board Agenda, July-September 2018

Andersson, L. and Nestor, S. (2018) Governance of the 25 Largest European Banks a Decade After the Crisis”, Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, 11 June 2018

Nestor, S. (2018) Board Effectiveness in International Financial Institutions: A Comparative Perspective on the Effectiveness Drivers in Constituency Boards”, AIIB Yearbook of International Law, 2018

Nestor, S. (2018) "Governance for Growth - and Its Pitfalls", Nestor Advisors, 19 January 2018

Klingensmith, D. (2017) "Advancing the corporate governance reform agenda at the OECD-Asian Roundtable", OECD - Directors' Bulletin, Q1 2017

Nestor, S. (2016) Emerging Markets: First Things First”, ICGN 2016 Yearbook

Nestor Advisors, (2015)Corporate governance: Board responsibilities – Response to the Consultation Paper CP18/15, PRA

Nestor, S. (2015) Transparency alarm grows as ESMA sets out MiFID liquidity definitionsGlobal Risk Regulator (A publication from The Banker), January 2015, Volume 13, issue 1

Nestor Advisors, (2015)Response to Corporate governance principles for banks - Basel Committee on Banking Supervision

Nestor Advisors, (2014) "Response to Proposed Revisions to the UK Corporate Governance Code (FRC)”

Nestor, S. (2014) “The “New Normal” in Bank Governance”. The Hawkamah Journal, Issue 2 2014

Nestor, S. (2013) “Responsibility and the culture of challenge”.  Governance, August 2013, Issue 230

Nestor, S. (2013) “Bank boards: in search of a new paradigm”.  How to run a bank/The Banker

Nestor, S. (2013) “Evidence to the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards

Nestor Advisors, (2012)Response to EBA Consultation Paper on draft Guidelines for assessing the suitability of members of the management body and key function holders of a credit institution”.

S. and Khalilulina, D. (2012) “Governance issues in Greek bank recapitalizations – a comparative overview”, Banking Law (Greek legal journal), Issue 3/2012

Nestor, S. (2012) “Risk appetite – the new board agenda”. How to Run a Bank/The Banker 

Bottarelli Bernasconi, F. (2012) "Board Games", Operational Risk & Regulation

Nestor, S. (2011) Seven suggestions for improving big bank boards. The Banker, March 2011, pp. 60-61

Nestor, S. (2011) “No more ships that pass in the night”. International Corporate Governance Network Yearbook, UK.

Bernasconi, F. (2011)Nestor Advisors response to the consultation of the EU Commission Green Paper – The EU corporate governance framework”.

Nestor, S. (2009) “Global Corporate Governance Challenges for Public Companies and their Shareholders in the 21st Century: Beyond Berle and Means”. Institute of Directors handbook of international corporate governance, 2nd edition

Risser, D. (2009) “Corporate Governance of Leading European Banks, Comparative Analysis and Preliminary Lessons from the Financial Crisis”. Oxford, Oriel College & ESCR.

Nestor, S. (2008) “Crisis time for bank boards”. International Corporate Governance Network Yearbook, July edition, UK.

Nestor, S. (2008) “International corporate governance roundtable”. Financier Worldwide Magazine, February, Issue 62, UK

Nestor, S. (2006) “Can Corporations be Good Citizens? Beyond the millennium declaration: embracing democracy and good governance”. The New School of Athens, Greece.


Risser, D., Sami, H. & Cigna, G.P. (2014) “Corporate governance of banks in transition countries”. Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

Risser, D. (co-author), (2010) Governing Banks—a Primer on Governance, Banking and Risk Management, a training toolkit for bank directors, Global Corporate Governance Forum of the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation.

Nestor, S. (2008) “Regulatory trends and their impact on corporate governance”. The business case for corporate governance by Rushton, K. (editor). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Risser, D. (co-author) & Buono A.F. (editor) (2008) Board Members and Management Consultants: Redefining Boundaries. Bentley College, Information Age Publishing.

Nestor, S. & Yasui, T. (2001) Corporate governance in Asia: a comparative perspective. Paris: OECD.

Nestor, S. & Mahboobi, L. (2000) Privatisation, competition and regulation. Paris: OECD.

Nestor, S. (1998) Corporate governance, state-owned enterprises and privatisation. Paris: OECD.

Nestor, S., Leiberman, I. & Desai, R. (1997) Between state and market: mass privatisation in transition economies. Washington D.C: The World Bank.

Nestor, S., Brom, K. & Â Lee, C.K. (1997) Privatisation of utilities and infrastructure: methods and constraints. Paris: OECD.

Nestor, S. (1994) Bankruptcy procedures in OECD countries and transition economies. Paris: OECD.

Nestor, S. (1993-1996) Trends and policies in privatisation (4 volumes). Paris: OECD.

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