Peter Montagnon is Associate Director, Institute of Business Ethics. Prior to this he was senior investment adviser at the Financial Reporting Council, UK, with responsibility for addressing corporate governance policy and strengthening the FRC's understanding of the investor community. Peter was a senior journalist on the Financial Times for twenty years, before becoming director of investment affairs at the Association of British Insurers. After graduating in Modern Languages from Cambridge University in 1972, Mr Montagnon joined Reuters news agency as a financial journalist, completing assignments in Hong Kong, Zurich and Washington before joining the Financial Times where assignments included Asia Editor and Head of Lex. Mr Montagnon has served on the European Commission's Corporate Governance Forum since 2005.