The Center for Corporate Governance Research at University of Birmingham

The Centre for Corporate Governance research has a wide portfolio of research in the corporate governance area, both in a UK and an international context. Recent research includes the relationship between boards of directors and institutional investors; trends in voting; directors’ remuneration; compliance with corporate governance codes by both large and small companies; corporate governance developments on Central and Eastern Europe; and corporate governance in the Far East. A number of projects have received external funding.


The Centre has the following aims:

  • To conduct and encourage high quality research in corporate governance;
  • To engage in interdisciplinary and cross-border research through collaboration with contacts in the UK and overseas;
  • To consult with professional bodies, corporations and other groups, on corporate governance issues;
  • To disseminate the research of the Centre as widely as possible through published research, presentations at conferences and seminars.