Andrea Bonime-Blanc

Corporate Governance & ESG

Andrea Bonime-Blanc is CEO and Founder of GEC Risk Advisory and a global governance, risk, ESG, ethics, cyber and crisis strategist, serving a broad cross-section of business, nonprofits, and government agencies. Andrea leads Athena members in governance deep-dives, helping them understand critical ESG issues facing boards in the 21st century.

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andrea bonime-blanc

Meet Andrea

Andrea Bonime-Blanc, JD/PhD, is founder and CEO of GEC Risk Advisory, a strategic governance, risk, ESG, ethics and cyber advisor to business, NGOs and government.

A former senior global executive at Bertelsmann, Verint and PSEG, she serves on several boards and advisory boards (including Crisp, WireX, the Cyber Future Foundation, NACD New Jersey Chapter and Epic Theatre Ensemble), is Independent Ethics Advisor to the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico and a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She is an NACD Governance Leadership Fellow and holds the NACD Carnegie Mellon Cyber Oversight Certificate.

Andrea is a sought-after global keynote speaker, a professor on Cyber Leadership, Risk & Resilience at NYU, and author of many articles and several books, most recently Gloom to Boom: How Leaders Transform Risk into Resilience and Value (Routledge 2020) and The ESGT Megatrends Manual 2021-2022 (Diplomatic Courier 2021).

She was born and raised in Europe, speaks several languages, lives in New York City and tweets as @GlobalEthicist.

At Athena: Corporate Governance & ESG

At Athena, Andrea guides Athena members in governance deep-dives inspired by her latest book, Gloom to Boom: How Leaders Transform Risk into Resilience and Value. From tech disruption to declining trust in institutions, Andrea tackles the issues shaking up boardrooms across the globe.

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Walk into the boardroom confident in your knowledge of governance and ESG best practices through expert insights from executives like Andrea. Join Athena to access live and on-demand learning, for and by women leaders.

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What members are saying

Dr. Andrea Bonime-Blanc provides a deep and relevant discussion of the various risk mega-trends currently effecting the world today and into the future. This was an exceptional presentation and discussion.

Great content that umpired interaction and really good facilitation.

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