John Powers has written for the Boston Globe since 1973 and is the author of five previous books. He lives in Boston.
Peter Wallace is the Singapore Practice Leader for Ernst & Young's Global Financial Services Group. In his current role he provides audit and advisory services to a number of the world's most respected financial institutions. He also provides a range of corporate governance services to major Asian corporates in the areas of board and director assessment, internal audit re-engineering, risk management and director training. He has written and spoken widely on various corporate governance topics including contributing a series on corporate governance to one of the Singapore national newspapers. He currently sits on the Advisory Board for the Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting Centre of the National University of Singapore's Business School.