Family Office Trends: Five Impacts of COVID-19 on Governance and Communication


The COVID-19 pandemic has brought into sharp focus the importance of communication and governance in families and family offices. This crisis shines a bright light on areas that often are hidden from view, but that the most successful families and well-run family offices that support them keep top of mind. We have observed five trends emerging from the pandemic that should help families and family offices view the post crisis world as an opportunity to reestablish the importance of communication and governance, particularly when it comes to conflict resolution, decision-making, planning, information management and technology.