Martha Carter | Managing Director and Head of Global Research & Policy
In addition, Martha serves as the Head of the ISS Global Policy Board, which develops the ISS Global Proxy Voting Policies. Named for five years in a row to the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Directorship 100 List of the most influential people in the boardroom community (2008-2012), Martha has been quoted in media around the world and is a frequent speaker for corporate governance events, such as NACD, International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), and the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals. She is a member of the University of Maryland Center of Financial Policy (CFP) Advisory Board and has written articles for publications, including the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) Benefits Magazine (2011), ICGN Yearbook (2009), and Financial Analysts Journal (2003).
Prior to joining ISS in 2002, Martha served as a Director in Listing Qualifications for The NASDAQ Stock Market. She holds a Ph.D. in finance from George Washington University, an MBA in finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and undergraduate degrees in mathematics and French at Purdue University.