Henry Peter

Professor, University of Geneva

About Henry Peter

Henry Peter is full Professor of Law at the University of Geneva and Head of the GCP. Before taking that responsibility, he was director of the commercial law department in the Faculty of Law at the University of Geneva between 2006 and 2017. Professor Peter is the author of numerous publications. For many years his teaching and publications focused on corporate governance and social responsibility. In 2014 he launched the "Philanthropy Series" at the University of Geneva. He is a member of several organizations that look at governance and ethical issues, and sits on several boards (public and private companies). Because of his broad expertise, he is often called upon to act as a member of public or association bodies (e.g., Swiss Takeover Board, Sanctions Commission of the SIX Swiss Exchange, disciplinary chamber in charge of doping cases/ Swiss Olympic Association), or as arbitrator in disputes in these areas.

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