Corporate Governance and Legal Frameworks
The role of the governance professional is pivotal to the efficient functioning of a business. This title lays the foundation for a compliance framework to safeguard the integrity of the organisation and to promote high standards of ethical behaviour. All employees
of an organisation need to be aware of their ethical duty to enforce the principles of governance, but it is the governance professional that has a significant role in assisting the board of the organisation to achieve its vision and strategy. In particular, the person has a significant impact on the level and quality of the organisation’s corporate governance and governance culture and often has a pivotal role in assisting the board to achieve the entity’s vision and strategy. The activities of the governance professional encompass legal and regulatory duties and obligations and additional responsibilities assigned by the employer.