Dr. Jannine Poletti-Hughes is an Associate Professor at the University of Liverpool Management School. She worked as a Financial Analyst at the National Banking and Securities Commission in Mexico before joining the academic sector having obtained a PhD in Corporate Finance from the University of York in the United Kingdom. Her expertise is in corporate governance, diversity on boards of directors, corporate fraud and performance, with a focus on the UK and Latin American markets. Jannine holds a national researcher fellowship awarded by the National Council of Science and Technology, Mexico and her research has been highly commended and prize-winning by the Mexican Institute of Executives in Finance and Ernst & Young (IMEF-EY) in 2015, 2016 and 2018, as well as for the UDEM Adalberto Viesca Sada Award 2019. She is currently a trustee and treasurer for the Society of Latin American Studies (SLAS) and has provided consultancy services on the fairness of drug-pricing to the Markets and Consumer Authority in the Netherlands. Dr. Jannine Poletti-Hughes has been an adviser to Mexican parliamentarians on the business case for gender diversity on boards of directors on private companies and has published widely in leading academic journals.