Turid Elisabeth Solvang is an international corporate governance expert, working with investors, board directors and top managers, as well as academics, politicians and regulators globally. In 2016, Ms Solvang founded and is CEO of FutureBoards AS, a project-driven company and a global network of experts and practitioners committed to building better boards that supports sustainable value creation.
Ms Solvang is member of Expert Advisory Board at Boards Impact Forum and European Women on Boards, and member of the Advisory Committee of the ESG Exchange. In 2021, she co-founded Women in Finance Charter Norway, inspired by Women in Finance Charter UK.
Ms. Solvang co-founded the Norwegian Institute of Directors in 2009, and she headed the organisation until October 2016. She has also held the position as chair of the European Confederation of Directors’ Associations which represents 55,000 board directors from 20 European countries. As board member of ecoDa since 2011, she has contributed to ecoDa’s initiatives in such areas as governance policy, nomination, evaluation, and diversity. As Chair, she represented ecoDa on the board of the Global Network of Director Institutes.
Ms Solvang holds an MSc in General Business from BI Norwegian Business School, and she has held non-executive directorships in the financial and service sectors and membership organizations. Ms Solvang is a seasoned international speaker and writer on corporate governance topics, including women on boards.