Martine Valcin

The corporate governance and ESG expert is the latest IFC – International Finance Corporation advisor to earn this distinction.

Martine is a forward-looking leader who inspires others to highlight important ESG and general governance issues within IFC’s portfolio companies and emerging markets more broadly.

— David R. Koenig, President and CEO of the DCRO Institute

COLUMBUS, USA, March 8, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The DCRO Institute, a global not-for-profit organization focused on bringing risk expertise to the board and management, today announced the awarding of the prestigious Certificate in risk governance® to Martine Valcin of Washington, DC in the United States.

Martine holds the position of Global Manager, Corporate Governance and ESG Advisory, Knowledge and Learning for IFC-International Finance Corporation. She leads IFC’s corporate governance risk function and ESG capacity building initiatives globally on a wide range of issues such as disclosure and transparency, sustainable finance and women in business leadership. . She is a seasoned business executive with extensive experience in corporate finance, ESG and capital markets. Prior to working with IFC, Martine held the position of Senior Director, Responsible Investment for PSP Investments in Montreal, Canada. She has spent most of her career at the Toronto Stock Exchange where she served as Director, Listed Issuer Services for ten years. Martine obtained her MBA from HEC Montreal and her Masters in Industrial Relations from Queen’s University in Canada.

“I had the pleasure of working with Martine as we bring members of IFC’s governance team through our program,” said David R. Koenig, Institute President and CEO. DCRO. “She is a forward-looking leader who inspires others to bring forward important ESG and general governance issues in IFC’s portfolio companies and emerging markets more generally. They are very fortunate to work with someone ‘one who has their skills and commitment to their success,’ he continued.

The Certificate in Risk Governance® is awarded to those who have completed an intensive 17-course training program and an assessment. The program is designed for current and future board members who seek to advance the governance of risk taking in their organizations and those who interact with boards. Taught by some of the world’s leading figures in risk governance, the program features lessons from nearly 50 board members, C-level executives and well-known authors from five continents.

“The Qualified Risk Manager® offers a comprehensive and unique approach, bringing together leadership skills, risk management and forward thinking,” said Ms. Valcin. “The course strikes the right balance between theoretical and practical elements, and the diversity of the faculty in terms of skills, experience and geographies brings additional value to the program.”

The Certificate in Risk Governance® is awarded to graduates of Risk Course for Commissioners®. No risk course for board members as solid as this one – depth, practicality and global expertise – does not exist anywhere else. The fundamental duty of care of risk directors is to ensure that our organizations take risks well in pursuit of our goals and ambitions. This course promotes the fulfillment of this duty. Candidates can enroll in the Certificate in Risk Governance program by visiting https://courses.dcroi.org/collections?category=CRG.

Read testimonials about the program at www.dcroi.org/testimonials.

About the DCRO Institute – The DCRO Institute is the headquarters of the Qualified Risk Director® designation. We work globally to bring risk expertise to the boardroom and to management. Graduates of our programs are leaders in boardrooms and C-suites on five continents. Our goal, which appears on our logo, is to help organizations innovate, sustain and create value. To visit www.dcroi.org to learn more.

For more information, please contact David R. Koenig at +1.612.286.1776 or by email at [email protected]

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