Carney says lack of gender diversity is ‘enormous missed opportunity’

Mark Carney 2017
Mark Carney

The financial sector’s failure to recruit a good balance of men and women represents an “enormous missed opportunity”, Bank of England governor Mark Carney said today (June 14).

Promoting gender diversity is the right thing to do, Carney told a conference on women in finance. But it can also build trust in an organisation, helping it deliver on its remit. Diversity has also been shown to lead to better decision-making, the governor said.

The BoE has made increased diversity of gender and

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