Senior Advisor, Enterprise Risk Management
The Conference Board
Ellen Hexter is senior advisor, enterprise risk management at The Conference Board. She has served on the faculty of The Conference Board Directors’ Institute and worked with boards to provide director training in risk management practices and the role of the board in ERM oversight. She currently manages six councils at The Conference Board, including the European and U.S. Strategic Risk Management Councils and the Council of Financial Executives. Hexter is also the author or co-author of several reports from The Conference Board, including Managing Human Capital Risk, Risk Awareness into Performance: Integrating ERM and Performance Management, Managing Reputation Risk and Reward; ERM in India, Risky Business: Is ERM Losing Ground? and From Risk Management to Risk Strategy. She also contributes to the Director Notes series of The Conference Board Governance Center®.
Hexter is principal of Hexter & Company, a risk consulting firm. Prior to joining The Conference Board, she worked as an equity securities analyst for Cowen & Co. and Deutsche Bank in New York. Her career on Wall Street also included positions as a corporate credit analyst and a mergers and acquisitions specialist. Hexter received an AB from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Cleveland State University.
Publications by Ellen HexterCEO Challenge®
CEO Challenge 2008: Top 10 Challenges – Financial Crisis Edition
17 November, 2008
Risk Oversight Practices: Two Success Stories
24 January, 2011
Is Avian Flu the Next Y2K? Can We Afford To Think So?
02 May, 2006
Beyond Compliance: The Future of Risk Management
31 January, 2005
Managing Human Capital Risk
11 July, 2011
Building Risk Awareness into Performance: Integrating ERM and Performance Management
15 September, 2009
Managing Reputation Risk and Reward
16 March, 2009
Assessing the Climate for Enterprise Risk Management in India
01 April, 2008
Is Enterprise Risk Management Losing Ground?
17 September, 2007
The Role of U.S. Corporate Boards in Enterprise Risk Management
29 June, 2006
From Risk Management To Risk Strategy: Mid-Markets
19 October, 2005
From Risk Management To Risk Strategy
30 June, 2005
Executive Insights: Merging and Acquiring for Growth
16 July, 2001