No consensus on targets at gender balance index launch

Omfif panel
From left to right: Catherine Bradley (independent board member, FCA), Nejra Cehic (Bloomberg), Marc-Olivier Strauss-Khan (director general, Banque de France), Jorgovanka Tabaković (governor, National Bank of Serbia), Michael Beraha (head of France, BNY Mellon), and Danae Kyriakopoulou (chief economist, OMFIF)
Simon Hadley, OMFIF Production Manager

Gender quotas should not be used “at the expense of quality”, Yvonne Tsikata, vice-president at the World Bank, said at an event on March 7, as panellists debated how to achieve greater gender balance in finance.

Speaking at the launch of Omfif’s Gender Balance Index, senior officials from central banks and large financial institutions gathered to assess issues of female representation across the financial sector.

Now in its fourth year, the index showed a marked decline in the representation

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