Being right is not the outcome of good corporate governance, being put into the right is the final result of good corporate governance
Remko Renes is assistant professor corporate governance at Nyenrode Business Universiteit and member of the Nyenrode Corporate Governance Institute. His expertise is corporate governance and auditing, in particular internal control, internal audit, business control and risk management.Within Nyenrode Business University Remko is chair of the Assessment Committee.

From 1990 until 2009 Remko worked at KPMG in the area of Audit and Assurance Services, Management Assurance Services, Non Financial & Advisory Services and Internal Audit. Within the Department of Professional Practice he was involved and responsible for corporate governance, internal control audit (Sarbanes Oxley) and the development and teaching of international training.

Remko received his Master’s in Economics (1990), Post Master’s in Accountancy (1994) and Propedeuse in Sociology (1990) from Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Secondary positions

Since 2017 Remko Renes is member of the NBA Internship Council (Raad voor de Praktijkopleidingen) which is responsible for the practical experience educational programmes that lead to accreditation as Accounting Consultant (AA) and Registered Accountant (RA) in The Netherlands.

Since graduation, Remko is associated to the Erasmus University Rotterdam, first as lecturer Internal Control, currently as examiner. Remko is member of the editorial board of ‘Goed Bestuur & Toezicht’. Finaly, he is founder and owner of Regera B.V. a company active in training and research in governance.

International activities

Since 2016 Remko Renes is associated to the Good Corporate Governance education and research in cooperation with The University of the Dutch Caribbean (UDC).

Interests

Remko’s main hobby is training and participating in endurance sports such as triathlon, marathon running, cycling and speedskating. Remko enjoys refereeing as official field hockey referee on behalf of the Royal Dutch Hockey Association (KNHB).

Most relevant publications

  • Van Brenk, H., Renes, R., & Trompeter, G.M. (2020). Auditing in the public interest: Reforming the profession by building on the strengths of the existing accounting firms. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, in press.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpa.2020.102184
  • Corporate Governance in the Netherlands. Compliance Monitoring by Dutch listed companies to the Dutch Corporate Governance Code for the years 2014 and 2013. (see www.mccg.nl).
  • Shareholder engagement in the Netherlands; Institutional investors and their relationship with Dutch stock listed companies (2010). (See www.mccg.nl). 
  • Implementation Banking Code. Sponsoring organization: Monitoring Commissie Code Banken (2010).
  • Second National Risk Management Research Investigation in the Netherlands (2014), NBA Amsterdam, PwC Amsterdam, Nyenrode Breukelen, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen.

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