Rebeca White - Sanchez de TagleSenior Corporate Governance Advisor at FMO
Rebeca Sanchez de Tagle White is a Senior Corporate Governance Specialist at FMO, the Dutch Development Bank. She has 15+ years of experience working for Development Finance Institutions (IDB, IFC & FMO) providing advisory services in corporate governance to private sector companies in emerging markets. In this capacity, she has supported companies in the identification of the key ESG-related issues and designed tailor-made solutions to both reduce investment risk and ensure the long-term sustainability of the company. Assignments typically include working jointly with Private Equity Funds in the design and implementation of a corporate governance methodology embedded in all steps of the investment cycle.
Rebeca specializes in governance of family-owned companies ranging from SMEs in the second or third generation, to large multi-country conglomerates with 100+ years in operation often in the 5th/6th generation. Specific areas of support include succession planning, developing policies for employment of family members in the company, developing family constitutions and establishing family governance bodies to ensure separation as well as adequate alignment among the business and the family interests.