About the Author
Richard M. (Rick) Steinberg is the founder and CEO of Steinberg Governance Advisors, Inc. He is an internationally recognized expert on governance, risk, and control. He advises boards of directors of major multinational, large, and middle-market companies on board responsibilities and governance best practices, and senior managements on governance, risk management, control, and compliance. Previously he was a senior partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the leader of its corporate governance advisory practice. He was also a founder of PwC's risk management and control consulting practice, and served as its global leader. In addition, he was a founder and leader of PwC's U.S. Strategic Risk Services practice, developing and implementing clients' risk management processes.
As an expert in internal control and risk management, Steinberg served as the lead project partner in developing the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission's (COSO's) Internal Control—Integrated Framework and led development of COSO's Enterprise Risk Management—Integrated Framework, the landmark reports recognized as standards for effective internal control and risk management.
Steinberg has authored numerous highly acclaimed reports, including Corporate Governance and the Board—What Works Best and its companion, Audit Committee Effectiveness—What Works Best. He is quoted in the financial press—including Businessweek, Fortune, the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones ...