Dr. Solange Charas has been quantifying the material impact of human capital on corporate performance and ROI for over 30 years. She has completed over 70 human capital due diligence efforts for M&As and is an expert in the human capital disclosures that are required by a variety of ESG governance frameworks, SEC, EFRAG, and ISO.

In her corporate career, Solange served as CHRO for three global public companies and as National Director for both Ernst and Young and Arthur Andersen. She became a sought-after expert in salary design and administration, including base salary, annual and long-term incentive design, and materiality analysis, and has created a proprietary technology that quantifies the impact of DEI and other human capital metrics on the bottom line.

Solange is an Adjunct Professor in the Human Capital Master’s Programs at Columbia, USC, and NYU, a Distinguished Principal Research Fellow at The Conference Board, and a frequent speaker on human capital governance issues. She is co-author of the book Humanizing Human Capital: Invest in Your People for Optimal Business Returns and has been published or cited in over 200 publications, including Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Agenda Magazine, Financier Worldwide, Fast Company, USA Today, LA Times, Boston Globe, and Entrepreneur Magazine.

Solange holds a Ph.D. in Management from Case Western Reserve University’s School of Management, an M.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from Cornell University’s Graduate School of Management, and a B.A. in International Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.