Charities: Inclusive Boards 2018

Scottish Charity Awards 2017 winner – Demonstrating Digital – Drake Music Scotland

Year of publication
2018
Author
Inclusive Boards
Abstract

Inclusive Boards' latest report on the diversity of third sector boards.
Based on analysis of top charities, plus a survey of charities across a range of incomes.
The report also includes interviews which highlight some key issues, such as the need to distinguish between gender and BAME issue, and the role of younger trustees.

Key findings

  • Almost 80% of senior leadership teams lack any ethnic minority professionals
  • Nearly 60% of senior leaders are men whilst women make up 65% of employees in the sector overall
  • 62% of the UK’s largest charities have all white boards
  • 66% of trustees from the top 500 charities are men while only 34% are female.
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