Sophie L’Helias

Sophie L’Helias is an adjunct fellow with the CSIS Europe Program. In the 1990s, she practiced law in New York and Paris (M&A, privatization, and acquisition financing), and she founded Franklin Global Investor Services (FGIS), a corporate governance and proxy solicitation firm in Paris. FGIS represented institutional and private investors in Europe, the United States, and Canada that sought to engage companies on their corporate governance practices and organize effective campaigns for change. [+]