Dr. Cornis T. van der Lugt is Senior Research Fellow with the Centre for Corporate Governance at Stellenbosch University Business School, Cape Town, South Africa, and Senior Associate at BSD Consulting, Zurich, Switzerland. He leads content development for training by the BSD Group, which in 2016 became the first Global Training Partner of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC).
Passionate about linking corporate finance and sustainability accounting, he has presented trainings on use of the IIRC Framework in Zurich, Geneva, Paris and Berlin with diverse participants including Bayer, Coca-Cola, EnBW, Hewlett-Packard, LafargeHolcim, Migros, Nestle and Groupe Publicis. He also represents his business school in the IIRC Academic Network and will be presenting the first IIRC-approved, advanced trainings in South Africa, Johannesburg and Cape Town this year. Cornis is also a GRI Trainer for the GRI Certified Training course. He is fluent in English and Afrikaans while communicating easily in German, Dutch and French.