Diversity in governance: The what, why and how

This paper outlines what it means to have a truly diverse board of trustees and what it brings to an organisation. It also explores how to manage and maintain a board that is diverse.

This briefing paper examines what it means to have true diversity on a board of trustees; what a diverse board can do for an organisation; and explored ideas on how to increase and maintain diversity on boards.

It outlines the issues discussed and summarises advice from the panel at NPC’s trustee event held at Clothworkers’ Company on 22 January 2018.

 It’s not good enough in 2018 that we have a sector that is predominantly white