Investment trust boards moving away from 'stale, male and pale'

34.5% of directorships now held by women

Kathleen Gallagher
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Only 8% of board members were women in 2010

Only 8% of board members were women in 2010

The number of women with positions on investment trust boards has jumped substantially over the past decade, according to a new report from Investec. However, experts highlight the sector still has a long way to go to shed its past of being "stale, male and pale".

The Skin in the Game report shows that 34.5% of directorships are now held by women compared to 8% in 2010.  The number of women chairs has also increased to 19.8% compared to 3.8% in 2010. Howe...

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