Carol Bowie


Awards & Recognitions

• Women’s 100 Lifetime Achievement in Governance Award (2016)

• National Association of Corporate Director’s list of 100 Top Board Room Influencers

Carol Bowie

Carol Bowie

Senior Advisor, Teneo Governance

Carol Bowie is a Senior Advisor to Teneo Corporate Governance.

Prior to joining Teneo, Ms. Bowie was an Executive Director at Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) where she headed the Americas Research group that provides proxy-based research, analysis, and shareholder voting recommendations for thousands of public companies in North and Latin America. Prior to that role, Ms. Bowie led Compensation Research Development at ISS for many years and previously headed the ISS Governance Institute Team that produced in-depth research and insight around key issues in corporate governance and coordinated ISS’ U.S. benchmark policy development. Until its acquisition by ISS in 2005, Ms. Bowie was the Director of Governance Research at the Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC) in Washington, DC, an advisory service providing objective guidance on governance and proxy voting issues to institutional investors worldwide.

Before joining IRRC in 2001, Ms. Bowie was Director of Publications & Research for Executive Compensation Advisory Services and long-time managing editor of the Executive Compensation Reports newsletter, analyzing trends and developments in executive pay at public companies. She has spoken about executive compensation and governance issues, and has published articles in journals such as Mergers & Acquisitions and Directorship Magazine.

Ms. Bowie has received a Women’s 100 Lifetime Achievement in Governance Award (2016) and was on the National Association of Corporate Director’s list of 100 top board room influencers several times. Carol graduated with honors from the University of Maryland.