Effie Veres


Effie Veres is a Principal at Strategic Governance Advisors.

Effie advises public companies on corporate governance matters, including shareholder proposals, proxy contests and transactions.  Effie has advised on a number of contested M&A transactions including Monsanto Company’s unsolicited bid for Syngenta and in their defense against Bayer AG, Perrigo Company plc’s defense against Mylan N.V., and Shire’s defense against AbbVie Inc.

Effie was formerly a Managing Director in the Strategic Communications segment at FTI Consulting. During her tenure, she advised companies on preparing for and defending against shareholder activists, including developing shareholder engagement campaigns. She also counseled on and implemented investor relations programs for several public companies in a wide range of industries. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Effie was a senior equity analyst at various institutional asset management firms including Surveyor Capital, part of Citadel LLC, where she was responsible for a portfolio of retail investments.

Effie began her career in the US division of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Business Recovery Services practice, where she assisted clients in evaluating restructuring options as well as developing and implementing profit improvement plans.

Effie graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from Babson College.