We are The European Voice of Directors

About ecoDa

This is ecoDa

We are the European Voice of Board Members. ecoDa is an independent actor and a unique umbrella organization representing the main national institutes of directors in Europe. Our member institutes cover in total about 50,000 individual directors across 21 countries, sitting on the board of companies of all sizes and sectors. All our member institutes are each recognised as the leading institute for directors and governance in their respective country. ecoDa is a member of the Global Network of Directors Institutes (GNDI). http://gndi.org/

Vision & Values


ecoDa is the European Voice of Directors. We raise our voice in the European corporate governance dialogue. By promoting director professionalism, we contribute to a better society where companies create value in a sustainable way. Both for their shareholders and for their relevant stakeholders.


To let board members exercise their leadership role, to enable them to focus more on strategy in order to foster competitiveness in Europe


ecoDa embraces the following values: professionalism, integrity and collaborative approach while encouraging excellence in Corporate Governance (CG).



To strengthen the role of directors in all European countries;


To advocate for responsible and effective regulatory frameworks in terms of Corporate Governance through engagement with European legislators and regulators;


To ensure and encourage continuous professional development, to enhance directors’ skills and to facilitate knowledge-sharing;


To facilitate the development of national directors’ institutes involved in Corporate Governance in Europe, to reinforce the cooperation between national institutes and to attract new members.

Organization Chart


Our bylaws are accessible here



Annual Reports

Please find attached our previous annual reports

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