DIVERSITY: TURN OFF THE SPOTLIGHT AND TURN ON THE FLOODLIGHTS

30/08/2018
Rowena Ironside, Chair of Women on boards and Non-Executive member of Cabinet Office Constitution Group examines what public bodies can do to improve the diversity of their boards, writing for the Public Chairs' Forum.
 
"Diversity targets for the boardroom, senior management and Parliament reflect the importance and challenge of getting the best talent into the roles with most potential for influence. Successfully broadening the talent represented at the top will underpin the strength of the UK economy and of our democracy. The ideas set out below for changing the odds of recruiting non-traditional candidates are research backed, and whilst presented through the lens of gender, they apply equally to diversity of all types."

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