Prior to Teneo, Martha Carter was the head of global research for ISS. In this role, she directs proxy voting research for the firm, leading a research team that analyzes companies in more than 110 markets around the world, provides institutional investors with customized research, and produces studies and white papers on issues and topics in corporate governance. In addition, Ms. Carter 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’ Directorship 100 list of the most influential people in the boardroom community (2008-2012), Ms. Carter has been quoted in media around the world and is a frequent speaker for corporate governance events globally. Ms. Carter holds a PhD in finance from George Washington University and an MBA in finance from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.