Researcher, Corporate Leadership
The Conference Board
Melissa Aguilar is a researcher in the corporate leadership department at The Conference Board in New York. Her research focuses on corporate governance and risk issues, including succession planning, enterprise risk management, and shareholder activism. Aguilar serves as executive editor of Director Notes, a bimonthly online publication published by The Conference Board for corporate board members and business executives that covers issues such as governance, risk, and sustainability. She is also the author of The Conference Board Proxy Voting Fact Sheet and co-author of CEO Succession Practices.
Prior to joining The Conference Board, she reported on compliance and corporate governance issues as a contributor to Compliance Week and Bloomberg Brief Financial Regulation. Aguilar previously held a number of editorial positions at SourceMedia Inc.