Lord Davies of Abersoch

Women on Boards

‘This is not about aiming for a specific figure and is not just about promoting equal opportunities but it is about improving business performance. There is growing evidence to show that diverse boards are better boards, delivering financial out-performance and stock market growth.’

Peninah Thomson

(More) change is in the air ...

‘It is interesting to note [in many of the interviews with FTSE 100 Chairmen] the importance they attach to the ability to understand and interpret human behaviour in the boardroom: something to which Sir David Walker makes particular reference, observing that “Boards and board behaviour cannot be regulated or managed through organisational structures and controls alone...”.’