London Business School (United Kingdom)
Henri Servaes is the Richard Brealey Professor of Corporate Governance and Professor of Finance at London Business School. He is a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research and a Research Associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute. Henri holds a BBA from European University and a MSIA and PhD in finance from Purdue University. His areas of interest include corporate finance, corporate governance and control, corporate social responsibility, ESG, and the investment management industry. He has published articles on these topics in all the leading finance journals, including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies. He has won prizes for several of his articles, including the Journal of Financial Economics All Star Paper award for his article ?Additional evidence on equity ownership and corporate value?, and the Distinguished Paper Brattle Prize for his Journal of Finance article: ?The cost of diversity: The diversification discount and inefficient investment?. In August of 2005, he was featured in the Financial Times series on Gurus of the Future. His work has been presented at all major international finance conferences and at more than 100 universities worldwide. He has had previous appointments at the University of Chicago, the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), Duke University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Henri has been involved in consulting and executive education for Anglo American, Barclays, Bertelsmann, BG Group, Continental, Deutsche Bank, E ON, Ford, the Financial Times (Lex Team), Freshfields, Mars, PWC, and Suez, among others. His work has been cited in a large number of international newspapers, including the Financial Times, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, CFO Magazine, Corriere della Sera, Handelsblatt, and Institutional Investor. At London Business School, he teaches corporate finance, corporate governance, and mergers & acquisitions.