Europe Peer Networks

Corporate Leadership

Chief Audit Executives Council
This exclusive forum brings together internal audit leaders from many of the largest companies operating in Europe. Council members work together in an open and candid style, allowing a full exchange of views on trends, practices and challenges to buildin

Compliance and Ethics Council
Executives focus on how to respond to European and international compliance rules and regulations.

Council of Chief Financial Officers
Focuses on financial issues of strategic importance to company success.

Council of Financial Executives & Controllers
This council is designed for senior executives and directors with responsibility for financial control of international industrial and commercial companies.

Council on Corporate Governance
Discusses the dramatic changes that are affecting boards of directors and how they might best respond to these changes in order to drive business forward and meet the needs of their investors and stakeholders.

Council on Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability
The Conference Board’s European Council on Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability provides senior executives of companies based in Europe with a programme and meeting place through which to deepen their knowledge, sharpen their skills and share expe

Council on Corporate Treasury
The European Council on Corporate Treasury is designed for senior executives of international industrial and commercial companies. Topics discussed amongst this peer group includes improving processes, navigating volatile credit markets, and many more.

Council on Environment and Product Stewardship
The European Council on Environment and Product Stewardship, existing since 1991, responds to public, government and corporate concern about the environment and sustainability as well as product stewardship issues.

Council on Health and Safety
Gives European safety managers the opportunity to exchange ideas on increasing the effectiveness of their health and safety programmes, and on promoting the active participation and commitment of employees.

Cyber Risk and Security Management Council
Cybersecurity and cyber risk are enterprise-wide issues that touch every part of how we conduct business today. Ownership of cyber risk typically resides with the Chief Information Security Officer who plays a central role.

Emerging Markets Mergers and Acquisitions Council
The Council provides senior executives in charge of Mergers and Acquisitions for Emerging Markets, including Asia, with a network of professional peers.

Global Business Conduct Council
Executives responsible for shaping global ethics and compliance programs discuss current issues and challenges facing corporations globally. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.

Global Business Women Leaders Council I
The focus on the progression and advancement of women on to boards and women in to senior executive roles continues to gain momentum so this Council brings together high-achieving females within global organisations – women who make their mark.

Global Business Women Leaders Council II
The focus on the progression and advancement of women on to boards and women in to senior executive roles continues to gain momentum so this Council brings together high-achieving females within global organisations – women who make their mark.

Global Investor Relations Executives Council
Senior investor relations officers of large-capitalization companies in both Europe and the United States share best practices in a confidential and member-driven forum. Members value the intimate and candid conversations that develop in the meetings.

Global Social Investing Council
Advances the practice of cross-border corporate social responsibility and strategic philanthropy on a global scale through continuous dialogue on latest trends, issues and solutions encountered, as well as inspiring practices.

Legal Council
Updates on EU competition law developments, building a European legal team, controlling outside costs, and the interface between legal and global management are principle items on this council's agenda.

Strategic Risk Management Council
The European Strategic Risk Management Council is designed for senior executives with the responsibility for assessing and implementing risk management programmes in their organisations.

Tax Executives Council
This Council brings together heads of tax and/or senior finance executives responsible for tax from multinational companies. Its agenda focuses on how the tax issue will impact corporations in the future, and how executives can best prepare to meet the c

Economy & Business Environment

Applied Innovation Council
As mid and senior level managers based in Europe, we are all working to innovate. We must integrate key information whilst bumping against realities. Improving our abilities to do all this well is the goal of the Council.

Council of Economists
This Council brings together economists from the financial services and industrial communities to exchange views on the emerging economic environment.

Council of Financial Executives & Controllers
This council is designed for senior executives and directors with responsibility for financial control of international industrial and commercial companies.

Council on Corporate Treasury
The European Council on Corporate Treasury is designed for senior executives of international industrial and commercial companies. Topics discussed amongst this peer group includes improving processes, navigating volatile credit markets, and many more.

Council on Environment and Product Stewardship
The European Council on Environment and Product Stewardship, existing since 1991, responds to public, government and corporate concern about the environment and sustainability as well as product stewardship issues.

Council on Health and Safety
Gives European safety managers the opportunity to exchange ideas on increasing the effectiveness of their health and safety programmes, and on promoting the active participation and commitment of employees.

Council on Mergers & Acquisitions
The European Council on Mergers and Acquisitions is designed to help companies plan and implement value creating acquisitions, mergers and divestitures by sharing best practices, ideas and experiences in their M&A related activities.

Council on Shared Services
Members of this network of senior shared services executives exchange concepts, experiences, best practices, and innovations leading to the provision of competitive internal business support services.

Data & Analytics Working Group
Increasingly, corporations face technology-driven discontinuities that challenge traditional ways of doing business even as they enable new opportunities for growth. Data & Analytics represents one of the most significant discontinuities facing businesses

Emerging Markets Human Resources Council
The Council provides an exclusive network for human resources professionals to exchange insights and to explore and better understand the HR challenges and opportunities relating to business development and growth in emerging markets.

Emerging Markets Supply Chain Management Council
The Council provides senior supply chain decision makers in emerging markets with a network of professional peers who meet regularly to exchange ideas, best practices, and innovations related to the supply chain and logistics functions.

Global Business Services Council
The Global Business Services Council is one of the first communities focused on serving the specific needs of the senior-most leaders working across business functions on a global basis.

Innovation Council
The European Council on Innovation (formerly the European Council on Research, Development & Innovation) is a network of leaders in the area of technical innovation.

Procurement Leadership Council
Focuses on the strategic issues of reducing overall business costs, improving quality of supply, and enhancing customer service.

Strategic Risk Management Council
The European Strategic Risk Management Council is designed for senior executives with the responsibility for assessing and implementing risk management programmes in their organisations.

Human Capital

Advancing Women in Leadership Council
The focus on the progression and advancement of women on to boards and women in to senior executive roles continues to gain momentum, so this is a unique opportunity to discuss from an organizational perspective how to connect, support and equip female le

Council for Diversity and Inclusion in Business
Members identify emerging issues in the Diversity and Inclusion fields and discuss appropriate business responses.

Council of Economists
This Council brings together economists from the financial services and industrial communities to exchange views on the emerging economic environment.

Council of Human Resources Executives
Discusses strategic HR issues and promotes in-depth networking among its members.

Council on Compensation & Benefits
Members compare experiences and update each other on developments in Compensation & Benefits in their countries.

Council on Health and Safety
Gives European safety managers the opportunity to exchange ideas on increasing the effectiveness of their health and safety programmes, and on promoting the active participation and commitment of employees.

Council on Leadership, Talent & Learning
Recognises the growing importance of management education and training as levers for improving individual and organisational performance.

Emerging Markets Human Resources Council
The Council provides an exclusive network for human resources professionals to exchange insights and to explore and better understand the HR challenges and opportunities relating to business development and growth in emerging markets.

Global Business Conduct Council
Executives responsible for shaping global ethics and compliance programs discuss current issues and challenges facing corporations globally. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.

Global Diversity & Inclusion Executives Council
Executives engage in strategic discussions on issues and challenges currently facing chief diversity officers. Members value the expert speakers, benchmarking opportunities, and ability to shape best and next practices in diversity.

Global Human Resources Council
Allows senior most global HR executives to discuss current challenges and trends regarding the strategic and structural management of their firm's multinational human resources. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking.

Global Rewards and Mobility Council
Discussions focus on the policies and challenges connected with the salaries and benefits of international personnel, including local nationals as well as expatriates. Members value the confidential and high level dialogue that develops.

HR Operations Council
The Council will provide a forum for HR operations leaders to discuss innovations and challenges in taking their organizations to the next level. Members value the confidential setting and ability to leverage each other year-round.

Human Capital Analytics Council
The importance of the Human Capital Analytics leaders is rapidly growing. HC Analytics leaders and seasoned practitioners are instrumental in predicting HC capabilities, articulating the value of HC and reaching strategy sooner and more effectively.

Pensions Council
This inter-disciplinary Council brings together pension managers, human resource executives, and financial executives to discuss issues of common concern.

Strategic Risk Management Council
The European Strategic Risk Management Council is designed for senior executives with the responsibility for assessing and implementing risk management programmes in their organisations.

Strategic Workforce Planning Council
This council takes on the challenge of implementing and maturing SWP to maximize its benefit. The meeting focus is participatory, the emphasis on relevant insights that members can use to manage risks and leverage talent.

Talent Acquisition Executives Council
As talent acquisition leaders, our goal is to develop and implement strategies and tactics that enable our companies to hire the right talent at the right time.