I am delighted that I have the opportunity to work with The Birmingham Post and several organisations in promoting board diversity. Having been a board member and served many organisations for a number of years, I have continually seen a lack of diversity in the place of influence, which is typically at the top of an organisation.
As a governance consultant and previously as an accountant, I have acquired the skills to contribute to the boards of organisations in different sectors over the past twenty years.
I have observed, like many other leaders in the city, the gaps in board composition. On these boards, I saw for myself the lack of younger faces and women.
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