Peter Rudman has been involved in shareholder engagements and voting since the late 80s and has more than 35 years experience from the capital markets. In 2012 he established his own financial advisory firm – Rudman Advisory – focusing on corporate governance. Prior to this he worked within the Nordea Group where he held various positions such as Head and Director of Corporate Governance at Nordea Investment Funds and Head of Swedish equities at Nordbanken (later Nordea) Asset Management. He started his career working for the investment banking arm of SEB. He has a BSc in Business and Administration from Uppsala University.
Peter Rudman has been deeply involved, in Sweden and internationally, with corporate governance issues covering, amongst other things:
- composition and function of the board of directors
- dialogues with chairmen, executives and large shareowners
- capital structure issues
- ethical issues
- voting at, and submitting proposals to General Meetings
- shareholders’ rights and responsibilities
- disclosure and transparency
- governance policies
- takeovers/M&A’s and takeover rules incl. equal treatment issues
Peter Rudman has participated, as chairman or a member, on a large number of nomination committees in Swedish listed companies such as Alfa Laval and H&M. He has written articles on corporate governance published in journals and magazines, and been a speaker at seminars in Sweden and internationally.
Peter Rudman is a member of Private Sector Advisory Group of IFC’s Global Corporate Governance Forum, the International Corporate Governance Network and the Swedish Academy of Board Directors.